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Amelita Galli-Curci
Birth: Nov. 19, 1882
Death: Nov. 26, 1963

Opera Singer. She was one of the leading coloratura sopranos of the 20th Century's Golden Age of Singing. She was "discovered" by Mascagni, sang opposite Caruso, Gigli and many others before a throat tumor forced her retirement from singing in the 1930's. Her voice on 78 rpm recordings served as a role model for the young coloratura soprano Beverly Sills. Galli-Curci studied voice with Enrico Rosati and Estelle Liebling. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Homer David Samuels (1889 - 1956)*
 
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Cause of death: Complications of respiratory failure
 
Burial:
Cypress View Mausoleum and Crematory
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 17, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9133
Amelita Galli-Curci
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Amelita Galli-Curci
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Amelita Galli-Curci
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A sweet, angelic person with a sweet, angelic voice.
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