Teresa De Giuli Borsi

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Teresa De Giuli Borsi c. 1845

Teresa De Giuli Borsi, born Maria Teresa Pippeo, (26 October 1817 – 18 November 1877) was an Italian opera singer who excelled in the dramatic soprano repertoire of the mid-19th century. She was considered a particularly distinguished interpreter of Verdian heroines and created the role of Lidia in La battaglia di Legnano, which Verdi wrote expressly for her.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Resigno, Eduoardo (2012). "De Giuli Borsi, Teresa", Vivaverdi: dalla A alla Z Giuseppe Verdi e la sua opera, p. xlix. BUR Rizzoli.ISBN 8858639022 (in Italian)
  2. ^ Riggs, Geoffrey S. (2003). The Assoluta Voice in Opera, 1797-1847, pp. 6-10 and 177. McFarland. ISBN 0786414014