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 Carl August Rosa

Carl August Rosa

Hamburg, Germany
Death 30 Apr 1889 (aged 47)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 10585 · View Source
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Musician. Born in Hamburg, Germany, he was a musical impresario noted for being the founder of the Carl Rosa Opera Company. In 1869, together with his wife, he stated his opera company which became popularized opera in England and America. His troupe toured and performed a standard repertory operas in America, the United Kingdom, plus in many European countries. The success of his company prospered and earned much notice, which attracted the best musical directors and conductors. Rosa introduced many works of important operas performing some 150 different operas over the years. He died suddenly at age 47 in Paris, France and his company continued to perform operas in English until 1960.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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CARL ROSA / BORN MARCH 22nd 1842 / DIED APRIL 30th 1889 / AGED 47 YEARS / lost to all. but memory / not to be was that manhood! / in which so much was achieved




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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Carl August Rosa (20 Mar 1842–30 Apr 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10585, citing Highgate Cemetery (West), Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .