|OPERA SINGER (ITALY)|
BORN 9 Aug 1829, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna - DIED 27 Sep 1901, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna|
GRAVE LOCATION Bologna, Emilia-Romagna: Cimitero monumentale della Certosa di Bologna, Via della Certosa 18 (Chiostro VII - Galleria degli Angeli)
Adelaide Borgi studied in Milan with Francesca Festa. In 1843 she debuted in Urbino as Bianca in Mercadente's "Il giuramento". After that she appeared at many opera houses in Italy. In 1851 she had the part of Morna in the premiere of "Malvina di Scozia" by Pacini.
In 1853 she performed in Naples and Vienna and more premieres followed. She performed in Paris from 1856 onwards and performed in several opera's by Rossini. In 1860 she debuted in London. In 1879 she sang the part of Beatrice in the premiere of Emilio Usiglio's "Le donne curiose" at the Teatro Real in Madrid.
She continued her career until the 1880s. She had married the tenor Michele Mamo in 1849 and their daughter Erminia became an opera singer as well. Adelaide Borghi-Mamo lived in Bologna during her final years and she died there in 1901.
Daughter: Borghi-Mamo, Erminia