Marguerite Piazza (n??e Luft; born 6 May 1926 [?], New Orleans) is an American soprano and entertainer. Marguerite Piazza performing in Memphis, Tennessee in 1973. In 1935, Piazza was the first Queen of the Krewe of Virgilians, during Mardi Gras, in New Orleans. A 1940 graduate of Loyola University of the South’s College of Music, she then studied at Louisiana State University, where she was a student of the baritone Pasquale Amato. In 1944, Piazza joined the New York City Opera, in its first Spring Season, as the youngest member of the company.