Carla Alberghetti

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Alberghetti in 1960.

Carla Alberghetti (born 24 June 1939) is an actress and soprano singer.

Alberghetti made her singing debut at the Hollywood Bowl with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in 1955, singing "Un bel di" from Puccini's Madama Butterfly.[1] In 1960 she appeared in a touring production of the musical Kismet[2] opposite baritone Gordon MacRae. Carla Alberghetti took over the role of Lili in Carnival from her older sister, Anna Maria Alberghetti, who had won a Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for the part, before it closed on Broadway in 1963, and took the show on the road,[3] starring opposite Ed Ames and Ray Danton.

Alberghetti made guest appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show, Tonight Starring Jack Paar and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. She headlined at many nightclubs and resorts, including the Riviera, Tropicana and Harrah's in Las Vegas.


  1. ^ Arlen, Walter (July 25, 1955). "Alberghettis Everywhere During Concert in Bowl" (fee required). Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Kismet Role Goes To Carla Alberghetti". Milwaukee Sentinel. September 25, 1960. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  3. ^ Sheward, David (1994). It's a hit!: the back stage book of longest-running Broadway shows: 1884 to the present. Back Stage Books. p. 171. ISBN 978-0-8230-7636-9. 

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