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Carmela Anna Ponselle
Original name: Carmela Ponzillo
Birth: Jun. 7, 1887
Schenectady
Schenectady County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1977
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Opera mezzo-soprano. Born Carmela Anna Ponzillo; the oldest of three children of Maddalena and Bernardino Ponzillo. She sang with her sister Rosa as "The Ponzillo Sisters" until Rosa joined the Metropolitan Opera in 1918. She made her Metropolitan debut in 1925 as Amneris in "Aida." (bio by: Jan Franco) 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Ponzillo (____ - 1952)
  Madalena Ponzillo (1872 - 1932)
 
 Siblings:
  Carmela Anna Ponselle (1887 - 1977)
  Anthony P Ponzillo (1890 - 1978)*
  Rosa Ponselle (1897 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Druid Ridge Cemetery
Pikesville
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Jan Franco
Record added: Oct 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16143523
Carmela Anna Ponselle
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Carmela Anna Ponselle
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Carmela Anna Ponselle
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