Tatiana Menotti

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Tatiana Menotti (24 June 1909 - 3 October 2001) was an Italian operatic soprano. Born to Italian parents in Boston, Menotti grew up in Trieste. In 1936, she sang the role of Despina in Così fan tutte at Glyndebourne.[1] For 25 years she was a principal artist at La Scala in Milan. She was married to the Spanish tenor Juan Oncina. She died in Barcelona.[2]


  1. ^ Norwich, John Julius (1985). Fifty Years of Glyndebourne, p. 149. London: Jonathan Cape. ISBN 0-224-02310-1. 
  2. ^ "Obituaries: Tatiana Menotti". Opera News. February 2002.