About the album
Andréa Guiot was born on January 11th, 1928 on the family farm of Rapatel, near Nimes. At twelve years of age, a performance of Hérodiade, in her native town with José Luccioni decided her vocation. After studying singing with a local tenor , she enrolled in the Paris Conservatoire where she was a pupil of Ketty Lapeyrette and Louis Noguéra. After having won her first prizes and also the "Prix Osiris", she began a career in the provinces, in 1954, where she attracted attention with her pure and powerful lyric soprano voice, with its brilliant top and full middle range and her exemplary diction and musicality.
As well as appearing in French provincial theatres, Andréa Guiot sang with success in other countries; The Netherlands, Britain, Belgium, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, the United States and Argentina.
Andréa Guiot ended her theatrical career at Strasbourg, in 1975, as Elisabeth de Valois in Don Carlos. She then devoted herself completely to the teaching of singing, notably at Lyon and in Paris.