Tetrazzini, Eva

OPERA SINGER (ITALY)
BORN 17 Mar 1862, Milano, Lombardia - DIED 27 Oct 1938, Salsomaggiore Terme, Emilia-Romagna
GRAVE LOCATION Parma, Emilia-Romagna: Cimitero della Villetta, Viale della Villetta 29 B

The Italian soprano Eva Tetrazzini was the elder sister of the more famous soprano Luisa Tetrazzinni. Elvira Tetrazinni, the third sister, was a soprano as well. Eva studied singing with Ceccherini and debuted in 1882 in Floreance as Marguerite in "Faust".

In 1886 she played La Giaconda at the opera in Nice. The conductor was Cleofonte Campanini and she married him in 1887. In 1888 in New York she was Desdemona in the first performance of Verdi's "Otello" in the United States. She also worked in Paris, London, Madrid, Naples, and Parma. In 1915 she left the stage but she continued to perform in concerts.

Sources
https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eva_Tetrazzini

Images

The grave monument of Cleofonte Campanini, Eva Tetrazzini and Italo Campanini at the Cimitero della Villetta, Parma.
Picture by Androom (11 Feb 2017)

 


Tettersell, Nicholas

Published: 30 Apr 2017
Last update: 30 Apr 2017