Muzio, Claudia

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Muzio, Claudia (b Pavia, 1889; d Rome, 1936). It. soprano. Daughter of ass. stage manager at CG and NY Met. Début Arezzo 1910 (Massenet's Manon). La Scala début 1913; CG 1914; NY Met 1916–22 and 1933–4; Chicago 1922–31. Created role of Giorgetta in Puccini's Il tabarro, NY 1918. Notable interpreter of Violetta, Desdemona, and Tosca.