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Fernando De Lucia

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(b Naples, 11 Oct 1860; d Naples, 21 Feb 1925).

Italian tenor. He studied in Naples, and made his début at the Teatro S Carlo in Faust on 9 March ...

De Lucia, Fernando

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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... Lucia, Fernando ( b Naples , 1860 ; d Naples , 1925 ) Italian tenor . Opera début Naples 1885 in Faust . Became exponent of verismo heroes (Turiddù, Canio, etc.). Sang in f.p. of L’amico Fritz (Rome, 1891 ). London début 1887 (Drury Lane); CG 1892 . Retired 1917 , but sang at Caruso's funeral, 1921 . Made over 400...

De Lucia, Fernando

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Desmond Shawe-Taylor

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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2009
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...resulting unnatural raising of the pitch; his upper range was never extensive, and even at the height of his career he often resorted to transposition. Recent CD transfers have been in the concert pitch. M. Henstock : ‘ Fernando de Lucia ’, Record Collector , xxx (1985), 101–39, 149–212 [annotated discography] M. Henstock : Fernando de Lucia (London, 1990) [with discography] Desmond Shawe-Taylor...

Fernando De Lucia

Fernando De Lucia  

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(b Naples, 11 Oct 1860; d Naples, 21 Feb 1925).Italian tenor. He studied in Naples, and made his début at the Teatro S Carlo in Faust on 9 March ...
Emma Calvé

Emma Calvé  

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(b Decazeville, 1858; d Millau, 1942).Fr. soprano particularly noted for perf. as Carmen. Début Brussels 1881; La Scala 1887; CG 1892; NY Met 1893 where first sang Carmen. Created roles of Anita in ...
Don José

Don José  

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(Bizet: Carmen). Ten. A corporal in the dragoons. He sees Carmen when she emerges from the cigarette factory in which she works. She flirts with him and throws him a flower. Micaëla comes to see ...
Cavaradossi, Mario

Cavaradossi, Mario  

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(Puccini: Tosca). Ten. A painter and republican sympathizer in love with Tosca. While he is in the church of Sant’ Andrea painting a picture of the Madonna, Angelotti emerges from one of the ...
Rodolfo

Rodolfo  

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1 (Puccini: La bohème). Ten. A poet who lives in poverty with his three bohemian friends, Marcello, Colline, and Schaunard, in a garret in the Latin Quarter of Paris. He decides to remain behind when ...
Rösler, Endre

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Péter P. Várnai and Alan Blyth

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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2009
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...Endre ( b Budapest , 27 Nov 1904 ; d Budapest , 13 Dec 1963 ). Hungarian tenor . He made his Budapest Opera House début in 1927 as Alfredo ( La traviata ), having studied with Fernando De Lucia and Ddoardo Garbin . From the outset he undertook a wide range of roles, both lyric and dramatic, favouring the Mozart repertory above all. His performances were notable not so much for beauty of voice (as a young singer he had contracted an inflammation of the vocal cords that affected his higher register) as for expressive power, great musicality, a...

Marianita de Jesús, Saint

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Fernando Iturburu

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History

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...and Peru, such as Mother Antonia Lucía Maldonado (Guayaquil 1646 –Lima 1747 ), Mother Gertrudis de San Ildefonso , also known as Mystic Pearl (Quito 1652–1709 ), and Mother Catalina de Jesús Herrera Campuzano (Guayaquil 1717 –Quito 1795 ), all of whom engaged in conventual writing. Also known as the “Lily of Quito,” Marianita de Jesús was beatified on 20 November 1853 and was canonized on 9 June 1950 . To honor her memory in national history, on 30 November 1946 the Ecuadorian congress named her Heroína de la Patria (Heroine of the...

Medina Pinedo, Fortunata

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Fernando Cajías de la Vega and Kate Adlena Cronin

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

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2016
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...Medina Pinedo, Fortunata ( 1973–  ), Afro-Bolivian political leader , was born in Tocaña, a community within the municipality of Coroico, located in Yungas de La Paz (located on the border between the Andean and Amazonian regions in Bolivia). The daughter of Francisco Medina and Lucía Pinedo, she married Félix Pérez, with whom she had three children: Peter, Pamela, and Salvador. After obtaining a master’s degree, she became a schoolteacher in the city of Santa Cruz. In 1988 Medina Pinedo was a cofounder—with Julia Pinedo and other Afro-Bolivians—of...

José, Don

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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...him, he kills her. Aria: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (‘The flower which you threw me’—known as the Flower Song ). As with the title‐role, French singers have not been to the fore in this role, which is usually sung by an Italianate tenor, such as Beniamino Gigli , Fernando De Lucia , Giuseppe di Stefano , Mario del Monaco , Nicolai Gedda , Franco Corelli , Jon Vickers , James McCracken , Dennis O'Neill , Luis Lima , Plácido Domingo , and José Carreras . Created ( 1875 ) by Paul Lhérie...

Thill, Georges

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André Tubeuf

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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...Georges ( b Paris , 14 Dec 1897 ; d Paris , 17 Oct 1984 ). French tenor . After two years’ study at the Paris Conservatoire, and two more in Naples with Fernando De lucia , he sang Don José and other roles at the Opéra-Comique before making his début as Nicias in Thaïs in 1924 at the Opéra. There he stayed for 16 years, graduating from the lighter French repertory, including Marouf, Jean ( Hérodiade ), Roland ( Esclaramonde ), Raoul ( Les Huguenots ), to Admetus ( Alceste ) and Aeneas ( Les Troyens à Carthage ) Walther, Lohengrin, Parsifal,...

Borgatti, Giuseppe

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Rodolfo Celletti and Valeria Pregliasco Gualerzi

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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2009
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...into the performance of verismo operas a forcefully emphatic delivery and an incisive, vehement declamatory manner. This was in contrast to the lyrical approach and virtuosity still frequently shown by the tenors of the preceding generation, such as Roberto Stagno and Fernando De Lucia . These qualities, together with a strong physique, vigorous acting and remarkable insight into the character of his roles, made him an exceptional Heldentenor who did much to further the cause of Wagner's operas in Italy. M. Scott : The Record of Singing , i: To 1914 ...

Calvé, Emma

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Desmond Shawe-Taylor and Karen Henson

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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2009
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...in 1890 as Ophelia in Ambroise Thomas ’ Hamlet (with Mattia Battistini in the title role). This was followed by appearances with Fernando De Lucia in Cavalleria rusticana in various Italian cities and with the same tenor in the première of Pietro Mascagni's L’amico Fritz ( 31 October 1891 , Rome). Calvé soon became one of the first favourites of the international public, especially in London and New York, where her Santuzza and above all her Carmen were considered incomparable. Although these parts were to dominate her repertory, Jules...

Charún-Illescas, Lucía

Charún-Illescas, Lucía (1950– )   Reference library

Emmanuel Harris II

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

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2016
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...Detrás de la memoria (Afro-History: Behind Memory), is a project documenting the oral history of Afro-descendants both in Peru and the larger black diaspora. [ See also Zapata Olivella, Manuel .] Bibliography Aguirre, Carlos , et al. Lo africano en la cultura criolla . Lima: Fondo Editorial del Congreso del Perú, 2000. Mbare, Ngom , ed. Escribir la identidad: Creación cultural y negritud en el Perú . Lima: Universidad Rico Palma, 2008 Romero, Fernando . Quimba, fa, Malambo, ñeque: Afronegrismos en el Perú . Lima: Instituto de Estudios...

Cavaradossi, Mario

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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...hidden harmony’); E lucevan le stelle (‘And the stars were shining’); duet (with Tosca): O dolce mani (‘O sweet hands’). Created ( 1900 ) by Emilio de Marchi (a fragment of whose performance at the NY Met in 1903 has been preserved on a Mapleson cylinder). This is one of Puccini's most lyrical and popular tenor roles. Among those notable in the part since its creation have been Fernando de Lucia , Jan Kiepura , Alfred Piccaver , Beniamino Gigli , Helge Roswaenge , Giuseppe di Stefano , Jussi Björling , Ferruccio Tagliavini , Mario del...

Tamburini, Antonio

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Elizabeth Forbes

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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2009
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...he sang alternately in London and Paris; his repertory included W.A. Mozart's Don Giovanni and Count Almaviva, and roles in Rossini's La gazza ladra , Otello , La donna del lago , Le siège de Corinthe and Guillaume Tell . He created Riccardo in Bellini's I puritani and Ismaele in Donizetti's Marino Faliero (both 1835 , Paris) and also sang in Lucia di Lammermoor , Parisina , Roberto Devereux and Lucrezia Borgia . He sang in the first Paris performance of Donizetti's Linda di Chamounix ( 1842 ) and created Malatesta in Don Pasquale (...

Almaviva, Count

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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...to marry them. Arias: Ecco ridente in cielo (‘Lo, in the smiling sky’); sextet (with Rosina, Bartolo, Figaro, Basilio, and Berta): Freddo ed immobile (‘Awestruck and motionless’). This is always a popular tenor role and has been sung by, among others, Dino Borgioli , Fernando De Lucia , Heddle Nash , Giuseppe Di Stefano , Luigi Alva , Peter Schreier , Ryland Davies , Nicolai Gedda , and Bruce Ford . Created ( 1816 ) by Manuel García . 2 ( Mozart : Le nozze di Figaro ). Bar. Married to Rosina (the Countess), whom he has neglected in favour of...

Brazil, film in

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A Dictionary of Film Studies (2 ed.)

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2020
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...de Deus/City of God ( Fernando Meirelles , Brazil/France/Germany, 2002 ), which grossed $27m worldwide; and the commercially successful Tropa de elite/Elite Squad (José Padilha, Brazil/US/Argentina, 2007 ), winner of the Golden Bear at the 2008 Berlin Film Festival. See also latsploitation ; transnational cinema . Further Reading: Bergfelder, Tim , Shaw, Lisa , and Vieira, João Luiz (eds.), Stars and Stardom in Brazilian Cinema (2017). Dennison, Stephanie and Shaw, Lisa Popular Cinema in Brazil 1930–2001 (2004). Nagib, Lúcia ...

Matto de Turner, Clorinda

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Nina M. Scott

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History

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...and upper‐class society earned her the enmity of many. Aves sin nido is Matto's most famous work. It is one of the first works in Latin America that openly spoke to the institutionalized abuse of the native population. In the novel a young, educated, idealistic couple, Lucía and Fernando Marín , move to the isolated village of Kíllac, where they are horrified at the mistreatment of indigenous people and of women, who are all powerless before the triple tyranny of the priest, the political governor, and the local judge. The priest routinely forces young...

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