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Emma Calvé
Birth: Aug. 15, 1858
Death: Jan. 6, 1942

Opera Singer. She was born Rosa Emma Calvet in Decazeville, Aveyron, France. She spend part of her childhood in Spain with her parents. She debuted in 1881 in Brussels, in Gounod's "Faust." She triumphed in London and Milan, and obtained a personal success in Bizet's "Carmen." Also she worked in comic opera, and become one of the best remembered mezzo-sopranos in the Belle Epoque. She was died in Montpellier, but was buried in Millau, Aveyron, Midi Pirynées, France. Her epitaph reads: "Sur ma tombe un petit bassin où les oiseaux viendront boire et chanter." (Upon my grave, a little bowl, where the birds will come to drink and sing). (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Burial:
Cimetière de Millau
Millau
Departement de l'Aveyron
Midi-Pyrénées, France
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Mar 26, 2006
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Emma Calvé
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