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Amelita Galli-Curci

Amelita Galli-Curci (1882–1963) was a brilliant-voiced Italian-born soprano. Originally a pianist, she was largely self-taught as a vocalist, having learned her art by recording herself on cylinders and listening critically. She enjoyed a successful career in Europe before making an enormously successful American debut at the Chicago Opera in 1916. Galli-Curci first performed at the Metropolitan Opera in 1921 and sang there until 1930. She began a long association with the Victor Company in 1916. Galli-Curci's style has been referred to as "limpid and natural"; her upper register was approached with ease and without shrillness.

The following recordings featuring Amelita Galli-Curci are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Come per me sereno Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Amelita Galli-Curci 1920-06-21
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Polonaise : I'm fair Titania Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Amelita Galli-Curci 1919-09-04
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Pretty mocking bird Soprano vocal solo, with flute and orchestra Amelita Galli-Curci 1924-06-18
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Slumber song (Si, carina) Soprano vocal solo, with cello and orchestra Amelita Galli-Curci 1924-06-17
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Mad scene, part 2 Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Amelita Galli-Curci 1922-09-21
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Son vergin vezzosa Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Amelita Galli-Curci 1923-09-11
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Tutte le feste al tempio Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Amelita Galli-Curci 1923-09-12