Anna Moffo

Moffo in 1962
Anna Moffo (right) with Janet Cox-Rearick Waldman (left) at a cafe in Rome in 1954, when both were Fulbright Fellows in Italy
Grave of Anna Moffo Sarnoff in Kensico Cemetery
Anna Moffo in 1962

American opera singer, television personality, and actress.

- Anna Moffo
Moffo in 1962

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Luigi Veronelli (Left) and Giuseppe Di Stefano (Right), 1972.

Giuseppe Di Stefano

Italian operatic tenor who sang professionally from the mid-1940s until the early 1990s.

Italian operatic tenor who sang professionally from the mid-1940s until the early 1990s.

Luigi Veronelli (Left) and Giuseppe Di Stefano (Right), 1972.
Giuseppe Di Stefano and Ino Savini - 'La Bohème' (1962)
Giuseppe Di Stefano later in life - 1983
Giuseppe Di Stefano with Maria Callas on her farewell tour on 9 December 1973.

Additionally, in 1962 the tenor recorded excerpts from Massenet's Manon, with Anna Moffo, conducted by René Leibowitz.

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Iphigénie en Aulide

Opera in three acts by Christoph Willibald Gluck, the first work he wrote for the Paris stage.

Opera in three acts by Christoph Willibald Gluck, the first work he wrote for the Paris stage.

Frontespizio Ifigenia in Aulide
Portrait by Jean-Baptiste Greuze, presumed to be of Sophie Arnould. (Wallace Collection)
The Sacrifice of Iphigeneia by Tiepolo (Schloss Weimar)

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Agamemnon), Trudeliese Schmidt (Klytämnestra), Anna Moffo (Iphigenie), Ludovic Spiess (Achilles), Thomas Stewart (Kalchas); Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Müncher Rundfunkorchester, Kurt Eichhorn (Eurodisc/BMG, 1972). Sung in German, this recording presents the score as revised by Richard Wagner.

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Mercedes Llopart

Spanish soprano who later became a notable singing teacher in Italy.

Spanish soprano who later became a notable singing teacher in Italy.

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She retired from the stage in 1945 and became a noted singing teacher in Milan, her most famous students include: Renata Scotto, Fiorenza Cossotto, Anna Moffo, Elena Souliotis, Biancamaria Casoni, Venezuelan tenor Rubén Dominguez, Venezuelan coloratura soprano Cecilia Nuñez Albanese, Ana María Iriarte, Francisco Ortiz, tenors Bernabé Martí, Alfredo Kraus, his older brother baritone Francisco Kraus and bass Ivo Vinco.

Chants d'Auvergne

Collection of folk songs from the Auvergne region of France arranged for soprano voice and orchestra or piano by Joseph Canteloube between 1923 and 1930.

Collection of folk songs from the Auvergne region of France arranged for soprano voice and orchestra or piano by Joseph Canteloube between 1923 and 1930.

Anna Moffo, with the American Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leopold Stokowski

Cesare Valletti, 1958

Cesare Valletti

Italian operatic tenor, one of the leading tenore di grazia of the postwar era.

Italian operatic tenor, one of the leading tenore di grazia of the postwar era.

Cesare Valletti, 1958

Valletti can also be heard in a best-selling RCA Victor recording of Madama Butterfly which paired him with Anna Moffo.

Renato Fasano

Italian conductor and musicologist particularly associated with 18th-century Italian works.

Italian conductor and musicologist particularly associated with 18th-century Italian works.

The best-known of Fasano's recordings (for RCA) is that of an opera by a non-Italian, Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice, with Shirley Verrett, Anna Moffo and Judith Raskin as principals.

Radnor High School

Public high school in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

Public high school in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

Anna Moffo '50 was a prominent soprano opera singer.

Dusolina Giannini

Italian-American soprano, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.

Italian-American soprano, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.

Giannini's sister, Eufemia Giannini-Gregory, was a respected voice teacher at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and taught Frank Guarrera, Judith Blegen and Anna Moffo.

Lanfranchi in 1968

Mario Lanfranchi

Italian film, theatre, and television director, screenwriter, producer, collector, and actor.

Italian film, theatre, and television director, screenwriter, producer, collector, and actor.

Lanfranchi in 1968

He was the first to bring opera to the small screen, in 1956, with Madama Butterfly, by Giacomo Puccini, which introduced to a wide public Anna Moffo, at that time an unknown American soprano, who became his wife for 17 years.

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A Girl Called Jules

1970 Italian drama film directed by Tonino Valerii.

1970 Italian drama film directed by Tonino Valerii.

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Anna Moffo as Lia