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Blanche Thebom

voc, 1915-2010 US
Singer of Classical

Blanche Thebom (September 19, 1915 – March 23, 2010[1]) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano, voice teacher, and opera director. She was part of the first wave of American opera singers that had highly successful international careers. In her own country she had a long association with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City which lasted 22 years.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Folk
  • World
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90, Act 1 Scene 5: "Tristan! … Isolde!" (Isolde, Tristan, Männer, Brangäne) on Wagner: Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner, Wilhelm Furtwängler & Philharmonia Orchestra
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90, Act 1 Scene 3: "Kennst du der Mutter Künste nicht?" (Brangäne, Isolde, Männer) on Wagner: Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner, Wilhelm Furtwängler & Philharmonia Orchestra
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90, Act 1 Scene 5: "Schnell, den Mantel, den Königsschmuck!" (Brangäne, Männer, Kurwenal, Tristan, Isolde) on Wagner: Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner, Wilhelm Furtwängler & Philharmonia Orchestra
Tristan und Isolde (2001 Digital Remaster): O sink hernieder, Nacht der Liebe (Act II) on The Very Best Of Kirsten Flagstad by Kirsten Flagstad
Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise wir er lächelt (Act III) - 2001 Digital Remaster on Icon: Kirsten Flagstad by Kirsten Flagstad
Tannhäuser: Act II: O Walther, der du also sangest (Tannhauser) on WAGNER: Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner & Rudolf Kempe
The Rake's Progress, Act III: Very Well Then... on Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress by Igor Stravinsky & Fritz Reiner
The Rake's Progress, Act III: How Dark, How Dark and Dreadful is this Place on Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress by Igor Stravinsky & Fritz Reiner
The Rake's Progress, Act I: The Woods Are Green... on Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress by Igor Stravinsky & Fritz Reiner
Tannhäuser: Act II: Dir, Gottin der Liebe (Tannhauser) on WAGNER: Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner & Rudolf Kempe

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Cosi Fan TutteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sena Jurinac, Blanche Thebom, Richard Lewis, Erich Kunz, Mario Borriello, Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra, Fritz Busch2010Album
Don CarloGiuseppe Verdi - Eleanor Steber, Richard Tucker, Ettore Bastianini, Blanche Thebom, Jerome Hines, Nicola Moscona, Kurt Herbert Adler1994Album
SalomeRichard Strauss, Inge Borkh, Ramón Vinay, Mack Harrell, Blanche Thebom, Giulio Gari, The Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra And Metropolitan Opera Chorus, Dimitri Mitropoulos1979Album
Highlights From Verdi's Don CarloGiuseppe Verdi, Blanche Thebom, Jussi Björling, Robert Merrill, Italo Tajo1951Album
Fireside Favorites And Beloved Hymns With Organ AccompanimentBlanche Thebom, The London Symphony Orchestra, Warwick BraithwaiteSingle
Blanche Thebom Sings Fireside FavoritesBlanche Thebom, The London Symphony Orchestra, Warwick BraithwaiteSingle
Cradle Song / The Virgin's Slumber SongBlanche ThebomAlbum
Dear Little Boy Of Mine / I'll Forget YouBlanche ThebomAlbum
Printemps Qui Commence / Mon Coeur S'ouvre A Ta VoixBlanche Thebom And The London Symphony OrchestraAlbum
Highlights from Così Fan Tutte, K. 588Sena Jurinac, Blanche Thebom, Richard Lewis, Erich Kunz, Mario Borriello, Fritz Busch - Wolfgang Amadeus MozartAlbum
Mother Machree / Love Me And The World Is MineBlanche ThebomAlbum
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