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Saint-Huberty [Huberti], Mme de (opera) [Clavel, Antoinette Cécile ]locked

  • Julian Rushton

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(b Strasbourg, Dec 15, 1756; d London, July 22, 1812). French soprano. She studied in Warsaw with J. B. Lemoyne and, after a period in Strasbourg, reached Paris, where she created Mélisse in Gluck’s Armide in 1777. A fine actress, she was the mistress of the Opéra for a short time, in such roles as Gluck’s Alcestis and Piccinni’s Angélique (...

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