Alberta Masiello papers 1894-1990


Alberta Masiello papers, 1894-1990

Alberta Masiello papers 1894-1990

The papers of Alberta Masiello document her career as an opera vocal coach, as well as her early performing years. A significant portion of the collection, however, is a record of the opera careers of her grandfather and mother - Giuseppe and Giuseppina La Puma.

4.5 linear feet; 12 boxes

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Callas, Maria (person)

Epithet: alias 'Maria Callas' singer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x00033e ...

Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). National Council (corporateBody)

Cruz-Romo, Gilda, 1940- (person)

Chapin, Schuyler (person)

Music administrator. From the description of Reminiscences of Schuyler Garrison Chapin : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731332 Chapin was general manager of the Metropolitan Opera. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Feb. 7, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861173 ...

McArthur, Edwin (person)

Metropolitan Opera Guild. (corporateBody)

La Puma, Giuseppina (person)

Masiello, Alberta (person)

Alberta Masiello (c.1916-1990), best know as a vocal coach and accompanist, was born in Milan, Italy, to a family of opera singers. Her grandfather, Giuseppe La Puma, worked with many famous opera singers and conductors. In addition to singing, he founded the Mascagni Center of Culture, where he taught piano and voice with his daughter (and Masiello's mother), Giuseppina La Puma. Masiello was considered a child prodigy on piano and earned a degree from the Ro...

National Opera Institute (U.S.) (corporateBody)

La Puma, Giuseppe (person)

Metropolitan opera New York, N.Y. (corporateBody)

The Metropolitan Opera was formed when, in 1873, the Italian opera at the Academy of Music moved into the Metropolitan Opera House. The old theatre was too small, with too few box seats. In 1966, the Met joined with other New York performing groups to develop the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Each year, the Metropolitan Opera performs over 200 operas in New York City. From the guide to the The Metropolitan Opera on tour : Northrop Auditorium, 1945-1986, (University of Minne...

American Music Collection (corporateBody)