Found 6 collections related to Women in opera

Davis, Ellabelle, 1907-1960
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 102
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ellabelle Davis was a soprano opera singer. Prior to her career as a concert singer, she worked as a dressmaker. Davis began her musical career at The Town Hall in 1942. She was the first African American to play the lead role of more
Burton, Carrie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-031
.88 linear feet (3 boxes)
Sisters Carrie and Lizzie Burton were comic opera singers who performed predominantly throughout New York and New England in the late 1800s. The collection documents the professional lives of the Burton sisters through photographs, correspondence,... more
Cato, Minto, 1900-1979
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 91
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Minto Cato, an opera singer and actress, was born in 1900 and died in 1979. A member of the National Negro Opera Company, she also appeared in productions of Gentlemen Unafraid (1938) and more
Fielding, Edward, 1875-1945
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-056
4.67 linear feet (4 boxes, 4 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Edward Fielding (1875-1945) was an actor in theater and film. Fielding's wife, Elizabeth Sherman Clark (1883-1959) was an opera singer. The Edward Fielding and Elizabeth Sherman Clark papers date from 1876 to 1975 and document their careers... more
Pasta, Giuditta Maria Costanza, 1797-1865
Music Division | JOB 16-01
3.14 linear feet (15 boxes)
The collection includes letters from many composers, some of whom wrote roles for her, including from Vincenzo Bellini. Also includes letters and poems from acquaintances, as well as various ephemera such as receipts and ticket stubs.

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Hamilton, Nancy, 1908-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-009
1.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Flagstad-Cornell project files date from 1936 to 1985 and document Nancy Hamilton's project to preserve a collaboration between opera singer Kirsten Flagstad and actress Katharine Cornell.