Ponselle
biographical name Rosa Melba 1897-1981 American soprano

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  • Ponselle —   [pɔn sel], Rosa, eigentlich R. Ponzịllo, amerikanische Sängerin (Sopran) italienischer Herkunft, * Meriden (Connecticut) 22. 1. 1897, ✝ Baltimore (Maryland) 25. 5. 1981; debütierte 1918, war 1918 37 als Primadonna mit perfekter… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ponselle — Rosa Ponselle 1919 Rosa Ponselle (* 22. Januar 1897 in Meriden, Connecticut; † 25. Mai 1981 in Baltimore, Maryland, eigentlich Rosa Melba Ponzillo) war eine US amerikanische Opernsängerin (Sopran) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ponselle — noun United States soprano (1897 1981) • Syn: ↑Rosa Ponselle, ↑Rosa Melba Ponselle • Instance Hypernyms: ↑soprano …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ponselle — /pon sel /, n. Rosa (Melba), 1897 1981, U.S. soprano. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ponselle — Pon•selle [[t]pɒnˈsɛl[/t]] n. big Rosa (Melba), 1897–1981, U.S. soprano …   From formal English to slang

  • PONSELLE (R.) — PONSELLE ROSA (1897 1981) Quelques semaines avant sa mort, Tullio Serafin confiait à son ami Walter Legge: «Dans ma longue vie, il y a eu trois miracles, Caruso, Ponselle et Ruffo. Hors ceux ci, il y a eu quelques bons chanteurs.» Du miracle… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ponselle, Rosa — ▪ American singer original name  Rosa Melba Ponzillo  born Jan. 22, 1897, Meriden, Conn., U.S. died May 25, 1981, Baltimore, Md.  American coloratura soprano of great breadth of range and expressive ability, who is probably best known for her… …   Universalium

  • Ponselle,Rosa Melba — Pon·selle (pŏn sĕlʹ), Rosa Melba. 1897 1981. American soprano who was a leading performer with the Metropolitan Opera in the 1920s and 1930s. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ponselle, Rosa — pseud. di Ponzillo, Rosa Melba …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Rosa Ponselle — Early lifeShe was born Rosa Ponzillo on January 22, 1897, in Meriden, Connecticut, the youngest of three children. Her parents were Italian Neapolitan immigrants. Rosa had an exceptionally mature voice at an early age and, at least in her early… …   Wikipedia

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