Levasseur [Le Vasseur], Rosalie [Marie-Rose-(Claude-)Josephe]
- Julian Rushton
(b Valenciennes, Oct 8, 1749; d Neuwied am Rhein, May 6, 1826). French soprano. She made her début at the Paris Opéra in 1766 as Zäide in Campra's L'Europe galante and appeared there regularly until 1785. Known as Mlle Rosalie during her first ten years at the Opéra, she was well received in minor roles or as a substitute for Mme Larrivée until, in ...