25 March 1857, Craiova – 27 February 1926, Bucuresti
Elena Theodorini (Elena de Mortun) was a Romanian mezzo-soprano and soprano, first singer from Romania who stepped on stage La Scala in Milan.
The last diva of the nineteenth century and the first diva of Romania, debuted as a soloist in 1877 in Maria di Rohan by Gaetano Donizetti at Municipal Theatre of Cuneo.
She had a very special kind of voice, which now is very rare, of soprano falcone, or soprano dramatica d’agilitta.
În limba română: http://ro.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elena_Teodorini
Gaetano Donizetti – Lucrezia Borgia
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