|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
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.