- Elizabeth Forbes
(b Lyons, March 23, 1868; d Paris, 1937). French bass. The son of Léon(-Pierre-Napoléon) Gresse, he studied in Paris, making his début in 1896 at the Opéra-Comique as the Commendatore. During five years there he created Césaire in Massenet’s Sapho (1897) and the President in Erlanger’s ...