» The Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation 2014 Winners - Meche Kroop|
Although lost to this world, Signora Albanese might have been smiling down at the proceedings onstage at the Rose Hall of Lincoln Center. The 40th anniversary of the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation's inception reminds us all of the long term generosity that has provided awards, scholarships, study grants and master classes to young artists.
Oct. 27, 2014
» Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation remembers soprano, honors Stephen De Maio at 40th anniversary dinner concert - Nino Pantano
A performance held on Oct. 26 at Rose Hall-Jazz at Lincoln Center was dedicated to the memory of the beloved Metropolitan Opera soprano Licia Albanese (1909-2014), who passed away on Aug. 15 at the age of 105.
Oct. 26, 2014
» Licia Albanese obituary in New York Times
Licia Albanese, an Italian-born soprano whose veneration by audiences worldwide was copious even by the standards of operatic adulation, died on Friday at her home in Manhattan. She was 105.
Aug. 16, 2014
» Greetings from Licia Albanese
I have been fortunate to have had a long and wonderful career as an international opera singer since I made my debut in Milan in 1934. Following my debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 1940...
April 1, 2009