Rosa Ponselle - The 1939 Victor and 1954 'Villa Pace' recordings 
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 3cd, 743 MB
Classical | Label: England Romophone | Catalog Number: 81022 | TT: 3:36;43
Rosa Ponselle (January 22, 1897 – May 25, 1981), was an American operatic soprano with a large, opulent voice. She sang mainly at the New York Metropolitan Opera and is generally considered by music critics to have been one of the greatest sopranos of the past 100 years.
She was born Rosa Ponzillo on January 22, 1897, in Meriden, Connecticut, the youngest of three children. The family lived on the city's west side in a neighborhood chiefly populated by immigrants from the south of Italy, first at the corner of Lewis Avenue and Bartlett Street, then on Foster Street, where…