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Amalia Paoli (Mezzo-Soprano) (Ponce, Puerto Rico 1861 - Ponce, Puerto Rico 1942)
Her brother was the prominent Puerto Rican tenorAntonio Paoli, but she was herself a recognized musician in her own right. In 1880, only 19 years old, she performed at La Perla inEmilio Arrieta's opera,‘’Marina’’. In the early 1920s, Paoli moved back to Puerto Rico where she founded a music school in Santurce called the Academia Paoli.
Chronology of some appearances
1892 Havana Teatro Payet Concerto
1893 Rovigo Teatro Sociale Lohengrin (Ortruda)
1894 Mantova Teatro Andreani Ruy Blas (Regina)
1894 Torino Teatro Balbo Ruy Blas (Regina)
1894 Viterbo Teatro Unione Gioconda (Laura)
1907 Arezzo Teatro Petrarca Cavalleria Rusticana (Lola)
1910 Livorno Teatro Goldoni Trovatore (Azucena)
1910 Lissone Teatro Sociale Concerto