Courtesy of: The Hollywood Reporter

Rosalind Elias

Rosalind Elias is a Lebanese American mezzo-soprano.

She was born on March 13, 1930, in Lowell, Massachusetts, and she is of Lebanese descent. Rosalind had a distinguished career at the Metropolitan Opera, where she is best known for creating the role of Erika in Samuel Barber’s Vanessa in 1958.

Before her rise to fame, Rosalind studied at the New England Conservatory and Accademia di Santa Cecilia.

Throughout her career, Rosalind sang 687 performances of 54 roles at the Wagner’s Die Walküre theater. She also made her Broadway debut in August 2011.


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