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Ponselle, Rose Melba was born on January 22, 1897 in Meriden, Connecticut, United States.
D. Benjamin and Madalena (Conte) P. Educated public schools Meriden, and under private tutors, New York City. Married Carie A. Jackson, December 13, 1936.Joined Metropolitan Opera Company, November 1918. Teacher coach, artistic director Baltimore Civic Opera Company. Was the first American to make debut in leading role with Caruso.Roman Catholic. Died May 25, 1981.
Rose Melba Ponselle has been listed as a noteworthy dramatic soprano by Marquis Who's Who.