BLOCH, ROSINE


BLOCH, ROSINE (1844–1891), singer. Bloch made her debut at the Paris Opera as Azucena in Verdi's Il Trovatore in 1865 and remained there as one of its most prominent members. Among her most notable parts was that of Fides in Meyerbeer's Le Prophète. She sang Amneris in the first French production of Aida in 1880, the year she retired.


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