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Amelia (Amelie) Talexis (Soprano) (Toulouse 1875 – Calais 1911)




First she studied at the conservatory of Toulouse, then she took singing lessons from Rondile and Lherie in Paris. She made her debut in 1899 at the opera house of Bordeaux as Marguerite in ‘’Faust’’ of Gounod. In the 1900-1901 season she sang at the opera house of New Orleans. She guested at the opera houses of Nice, Nantes and Antwerp. She appeared at the Teatro Liceo of Barcelona in ‘’Aida’’ and also sang in Italian theaters. In 1906 she appeared at La  Scala, where she sang the role of Donna Anna in ‘’Don Giovanni’’. Probably she sang also in Buenos Aires, Havana and Mexico City. She died in a tragic accident in the toilet of a Hotels in Calais, when she got ready for the crossing to England. Her husband was the great french baritone Henri Berriel.

Chronology of some appearances

1899 Bordeaux Opera House Faust (Marguerite)
1900-1901 New Orleans Opera House
1906 Milan La Scala Don Giovanni (Donna Anna)



Sigurd: Avec ces fleurs...Oublions les maux soufferts with Leon Escalais     Fonotipia 39525, 39526, Xph1636, Xph1637
Madama Butterfly:  Vogliatemi bene...Via dall'anima in pena  with Edoardo Garbin Fonotipia 92258, 92259 xPh 3448/xPh 3449
Il Trovatore: Miserere with Luigi Longobardi Fonotipia 39347 xPh 396
Il Trovatore: Tacea la notte  Fonotipia     92407    Xph3461
Tannhauser: Duo 1er acte with Jules Godart    Odeon    97132 XP4427   
Africaine: O transports with Gaston Dubois    Odeon     60496     xP 3713
Faust:  Per di qua with Ferruccio Corradetti    Fonotipia 92408 xPh 3479
Africaine: Combien tu m'es chere with Gaston Dubois Odeon  60493 XP3711
Huguenots: Dans la nuit toute seule, pt 2  with Nivette Odeon 60651, 60644, XP3882, XP3883
Faust:  Scene de l'eglise, pt 1 pt 2 with Rigaux Odeon  60541, 60520, xP 3776 xP 3777
Aida: Gloire a L'Egypte with Rigaux, Affre, Landouzy, Lequien, Narcon Odeon 56196 xP 4438
Aida: O guerriers sur ce rivage with Rigaux, Lequien, Narcon,  Affre, Landouzy Odeon 56193 xP 4439


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