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A Sampling of Notable Singers Arranged Chronologically by Year of First Performance in Colorado



Marie Aimée  1872

Alice Oates

Alice Oates  1876

Clara Louise Kellogg

Clara Louise Kellogg  1877

Illma de Murska

Illma de Murska  1878

Emily Soldene

Emily Soldene  1881

Emma Abbott

Emma Abbott  1881

Adelina Patti

Adelina Patti  1884

Lillian Nordica

Lillian Nordica  1884

Emma Nevada

Emma Nevada  1885

Lillian Russell

Lillian Russelll  1886

Antonio Galassi

Antonio Galassi  1887

Emma Albani

Emma Albani  1889

Emma Juch

Emma Juch  1890

Johanna Gadski

Johanna Gadski  1895

Nellie Melba

Nellie Melba  1898

Ernestine Schumann-Heink

Ernestine Schumann-Heink  1900

David Bispham

David Bispham  1900

Marcella Sembrich

Marcella Sembrich  1901


Guiseppi Campanari  1903

Emma Eames

Emma Eames  1905

Emma Calvé

Emma Calvé  1908

Olive Fremstad

Olive Fremstad  1909

Mary Garden

Mary Garden  1911

Pasquale Amato

Pasquale Amato  1911

Geraldine Farrar

Geraldine Farrar  1913

Leo Slezak

Leo Slezak  1914

Titta Ruffo

Titta Ruffo  1914

Alma Gluck

Alma Gluck  1915

Louise Homer

Louise Homer  1916

Giovanni Martinelli

Giovanni Martinelli  1917

Amalita Galli-Curci

Amalita Galli-Curci  1918

Enrico Caruso

Enrico Caruso  1920

Rosa Ponselle

Rosa Ponselle  1921

Tito Schipa

Titto Schipa  1922

Feodor Chaliapin

Feodor Chaliapin  1923

Lawrence Tibbett

Lawrence Tibbett  1924

Elizabeth Rethberg

Elizabeth Rethberg  1925

Lily Pons

Lily Pons  1932

Gladys Swarthout

Gladys Swarthout  1933

Richard Crooks

Richard Crooks  1934

Kirsten Flagstad

Kirsten Flagstad  1935

Lotte Lehmann

Lotte Lehmann  1938

Ezio Pinza

Ezio Pinza  1938

Beniamino Gigli

Beniamino Gigli  1939

Lauritz Melchior

Lauritz Melchior  1940

Risë Stevens

Risë Stevens  1942

Jan Peerce

Jan Peerce  1943

Eleanor Steber

Eleanor Steber  1944

Helen Traubel

Helen Traubel  1945

Leonard Warren

Leonard Warren  1945

Jussi Björling

Jussi Björling  1947

Jerome HInes

Jermome Hines  1949

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