Rosa Ponselle (Soprano)
Born: 22nd January 1897, Meriden, Connecticut, USA
Died: 25th May 1981, Stevenson, Pikesville, Maryland, USA
Rosa Melba Ponzillo, known as Rosa Ponselle was an American operatic soprano.
She sang mainly at the New York Metropolitan Opera and is generally considered to have been one of the greatest sopranos of the 20th century.