January 9, 1909 – May 31, 1994
Herva Nelli was an Italian-born operatic soprano.
In 1937, the soprano made her operatic debut with Brooklyn’s Salmaggi Opera, as Santuzza in Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana.
The glamorous dramatic soprano performed at the Teatro alla Scala, with the New Orleans Opera Association, at the Metropolitan Opera.
Verdi – Aida Act I