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Community Support of the Luciano & Edith Della Pergola Fonds

Community Support of the Luciano & Edith Della Pergola Fonds

Luciano and Edith Della Pergola were instrumental in bringing opera to McGill University. In 1956, they immigrated from Europe to Montreal, and opened the McGill Opera Studio, which put on over one hundred productions in their thirty years at McGill, and trained a number of students who went on to become famous in their fields. Born in the early 1900s, the Della Pergolas met when Luciano was Edith’s singing teacher. They were married five years after they met, and then had a daughter, Felicity, who [...]