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Nordica, Lillian

also:

 Norton, Lillian  birth name (Source: 1)
 Norton-Gower, Lillian   (Source: 2,3)

chanteuse, soprano


born: 12 May 1857 Farmington, Maine / state, USA Source: 4  

born: 12 May 1859 Source: 1,6  

died: 10 May 1914 Batavia, Dutch East Indies now Jakarta, Indonesia Source: 4  
died: 07 Jul 1897 London, England Source: 7  

date of Variety obit: 15 May 1914  

active: Baltimore, Maryland / state, USA  

perf: 1820s Paris, France  

debut with Paris Opera: 1882 Paris, France  

The Music Sack has 84 items with information about Lillian Nordica:


 1991

Addenda und Corrigenda zum Hauptwerk

p. 1133-1954 In:
Kutsch, Karl J.
Riemens, Leo
Grosses Sangerlexikon. Erganzungsband [I]
Bern: Francke, 1991, 2002 columns

Number of People : 4,103


 1990

Marchand, Miguel Patron
100 grandes cantantes del pasado
Santiago de Chile: Editorial Andres Bello, 1990, 263 p.

Number of People : 100


 1989

Paris, Alain
Dictionnaire des interpretes : et de l'interpretation musicale au XX siecle.
Paris: Robert Laffont, 1989

Number of People : 2,306


 1987

Riemens, Leo
Kutsch, Karl J.
Grosses Sangerlexikon
Bern: Francke, 1987, 3452 columns in two volumes p.

Number of People : 6,910


 1986

Blanchard, Roger
Cande, Roland de
Dieux et divas de l'opera : de 1820 a 1950 grandeur et decadence du bel canto
Roger Blanchard et Roland de Cande
Paris: Plon, 1986, 478 p.

Number of People : 127


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1984

Hodson, Phillip
Who's who in Wagner
An a to Z look at his life and work
New York: Macmillan, 1984, 182 p.

Number of People : 310


 1983

Leading Female Singers, 1671-1982

p. 345-348 In:
Pitou, Spire
The Paris opera.
An encyclopedia of operas, ballets, composers, and performers; genesis and glory, 1671-1715
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983

Number of People : 266


 1982

Neuls-Bates, Carol
Women in music
An anthology of source readings from the Middle Ages to the present
Edited by Carol Neuls-Bates
New York: Harper & Row, 1982, 351 p.

Number of People : 30


 1982

Index

p. 313-343 In:
Keefer, Lubov Breit
Baltimore's music
The haven of the American composer
Baltimore: 1982, 343 p.

Number of People : 3,293


 1982

Riemens, Leo
Kutsch, Karl J.
Unvergangliche Stimmen Sangerlexikon
Karl J. Kutsch, Leo Riemens
Bern: Francke, 1982, 782 p.

Number of People : 3,755


 1980 Source: 4

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1979

Simmons, E. Romayne
The last and tragic concert tour of Lillian Nordica
Yankee, 43/1, 1979, p. 96-101, 156, 159-62, 165

Number of People : 2


 1978

Maltese, John Anthony
Benoist, Andras
The Accompanist
An Autobiography of Andre Benoist.
Edited by John Anthony Maltese.
Neptune [NJ]: Paganiniana Publications, Inc., 1978. 384 p.
       200+ illus., discography, index.

Number of People : 10


 1978

Ewen, David
Musicians since 1900 : performers in concert and opera
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson, 1978, 974 p.

Number of People : 432


 1977

Scott, Michael
The record of singing to 1914
London: Gerald Duckworth, 1977, 243 p.

Number of People : 181


 1977

Personnels des Theatres (Table)

p. 473-539 In:
Labat-Poussin, Brigitte
Favier, Jean
Archives du theatre national de l'opera (Aj13 1 a 1466) : Inventaire
Par Brigitte Labat-Poussin; conservateur aux Archives nationales
Avant-propos par Jean Favier; directeur general des archives dr France
Paris: Archives Nationales, 1977, 677 p.

Number of People : 5,774


 1977

Schang, F.C.
Visiting cards of prima donnas
New York: Vantage Press, 1977

Number of People : 38


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1972

Brand-Seltei, Erna
Belcanto : eine Kulturgeschichte der Gesangskunst
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen's Verlag, 1972, 532 p.

Number of People : 34


 1968

Klein, Herman
Great women-singers of my time
Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, Inc., 1968

Number of People : 17


 1967

Pleasants, Henry
The great singers : From Jenny Lind to Callas and Pavarotti
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1967, 395 p.

Number of People : 64


 1966

Pleasants, Henry
The Great Opera Singers from the Dawn of Opera to our Own Time
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1966 [London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1967]. 352 p.
       147 illus., bib

Number of People : 60


 1964

[Lillian Nordica]
Opera News, May 2, 1964, p. 6

Number of People : 1


 1964

Richards, John B.
Vegeto, Raffaele
Celletti, Rodolfo
Le grandi voci; dizionario critico; biografico dei cantanti con discografia operistica
Consulenti per le discografie: Raffaele Vegeto, John B. Richards
Direttore: Rodolfo Celletti
Roma: Istituto per la Collaborazione Culturale, 1964, 1044 p.

Number of People : 305


 1962

Les artistes du chant

p. 381 In:
Wolff, Stephane
L'opera au Palais Garnier (1875-1962)
Les oeuvres, les interpretes ...
Paris: L'Entr'acte, 1962, 565 p.

Number of People : 948


 1961

Reuter, Florizel von
Great People I have Known.
Waukesha: Freeman Printing Co., 1961 231 p.
       69 illus.

Number of People : 11


 1958

[Lillian Nordica]
Opera News, Feb 24, 1958, p. 26

Number of People : 1


 1955

Davidson, Gladys
Opera biographies
London: Werner Laurie, 1955

Number of People : 119


 1954

Pena, Joaquin
Angles, Higinio
Querol Gavalda, Miguel
Diccionario de la musica labor
Iniciado por Joaquin Pena
Continuado por Higinio Angles
Con la colaboracion de Miguel Querol y otros distinguidos musicologos espanoles y extranjeros
Barcelona: Editorial Labor, 1954, 2V, 2318P.

Number of People : 7,942


 1953

Ulrich, Homer
Famous Women Singers
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1953. 127 p.
       15 illus., index.

Number of People : 15


 1952

[Lillian Nordica]
Opera News, Jan 14, 1952, p. 28

Number of People : 1


 1951

[article with discography]

The above item is part of :
Dennis, J.F.E.
The Record Collector [Volume 6]
Ipswich, Suffolk: J.F.E. Dennis, 1951

Number of People : 9


 1950

Shaw, George Bernard
London Music in 1888-89 as Heard by Corna di Bassetto (later known as Bernard Shaw) with some Further Autobiographical Particulars
London: Constable and Company Limlted, 1950 [1st edition 1937]. 420 p.
       Index.

Number of People : 6


 1947

Bauer, Roberto
The new catalogue of historical records 1898-1908/09
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1947, 494 p.

Number of People : 1,232


 1944

[Lillian Nordica]
Opera News, Nov 27, 1944, p. 28

Number of People : 1


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1941

Aldrigh, Richard
Concert Life in New York 1902-1923
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1941

Number of People : 1,464


 1940

Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


 1939

Vital data (1906-1939)

p. 213 In:
Celebrities in El Dorado 1850-1906.
A biographic record of 111 prominent musicians who have visited San Francisco and performed there ...
With additional lists of visiting celebrities ...
San Francisco: Work Projects Administration, 1939, 270 p.
      (Series: History of Music in San Francisco Series; Volume four)

Number of People : 327


 1939

[Lillian Nordica]
Opera News, Oct 2, 1939, p. 3
       Note: homestead in Maine

Number of People : 1


 1938

Caswell, Mina Holway
Ministry of Music
The Life of William Rogers Chapman.
Portland: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1938. xviii, 467 p.
       45 illus.

Number of People : 5


 1937

Gerber, Alme
Heylbut, Rose
Backstage at the Opera
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company. 1937.
       [Reprint 1977 as Backstage at the Metropolitan Opera. ix, 325 p., 19 illus.
       Note: Highly personal observations and recollections

Number of People : 17


 1937

Thompson, Oscar
The American singer
A hundred years of success in opera
New York: Dial Press, Inc., 1937

Number of People : 188


 1937

Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti
Milan: Sonzogno, 1937, 2V p.

Number of People : 11,317


 1936

Sheean, Vincent
Oscar Hammerstein I
The life and Exploits of an Impresario
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1936. xx, 363 p.
       17 illus., Index.

Number of People : 11

Descriptive note


 1936 Source: 1

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


 1926

Finck, Henry Theophilus
My Adventures in the Golden Age of Music
New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1926.
      Reprint:
1971. xvi, 462 p.
       31 illus.
       Note: Autobiography of the New York Evening Post critic. Very brief evaluations of twenty-five singers

Number of People : 25


 1924

Wagnalls, Mabel
Opera and its Stars
A Description of the Music and Stories of the Enduring Operas and a Series of Interviews with the World's Famous Sopranos
New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1924. xiv, 410 p.
       24 illus.

Number of People : 11


 1922

Armstrong, William
The romantic world of music
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1922

Number of People : 18


 1920

Boyd, Charles N.
Pratt, Waldo Selden
Grove's dictionary of music and musicians. American supplement ...
Edited by Waldo S. Pratt. Associate editor: Charles N. Boyd.
New York: 1920

Number of People : 1,335


 1919

Remy, Alfred
Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Third edition
Revised and enlarged by Alfred Remy, M.A.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1919, 1094 p.

Number of People : 7,067


 1913

Paderewski, Ignacy Jan
Finck, Henry Theophilus
Success in music : And how it is won
By Henry T. Finck author of ...
With a chapter on tempo rubato by Ignace Jan Paderewski
New York: Charles Scribener's Sons, 1913, 471 p.

Number of People : 48


 1911

Baltzell, Winton J.
Baltzell's dictionary of musicians ...
Boston, MA: 1911

Number of People : 748


 1909

Herringshaw, Thomas W.
Herringshaw's national library of American biography, etc ...
Chicago: 1909-14, 5 vols.

Number of People : 683


 1909

Garbett, Arthur Selwyn
Gallery of Musical Celebrities.
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser Co., 1909. unpaginated [141 p.]
       70 portraits.

Number of People : 9


 1908

Who's who in America.
A biographical dictionary of notable living men and women of the United States.1908-1909 ...
Chicago: 1908-09

Number of People : 387


 1908

Browne, W.
Koch, E. De Roy
Who's who on the stage.
The ... biographical dictionary of... actors, actresses, managers and playwrights ...
2nd ed.
Edited by W. Browne and E. De Roy Koch.
New York: 1908

Number of People : 72


 1907

Wagnalls, Mabel
Stars of the Opera.
Revised and enlarged edition
New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1907 .402 p.
       19 illus.
       Note: Description of thirteen operas and "approved" interviews with seven divas.

Number of People : 7


 1906

Kohut, Adolph
Die Gesangskoniginnen in den letzten drei Jahrhunderten. 2 vols
Berlin: Verlag Hermann Kuhz, n.d. [1906].
       255 p., 42 portraits.
       236 p. 19 portraits

Number of People : 64


 1906

Kobbe, Gustav
Ten Opera Singers
A Pictorial Souvenir with Biographies of the Most Famous Singers of the Day.
4th edition
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1906 .94 p.
       152 portraits and illustrations.
       Note: Biographies were furnished by the singers themselves.

Number of People : 10


 1904

Smith, Benjamin E.
The century cyclopedia of names a pronouncing and etymological dictionary of names in geography, biography ...
Edited by Benjamin E. Smith.
New York: 1904

Number of People : 45


 1903

Eisenberg, Ludwig
Grosses Biographisches Lexikon der deutschen Buhne im 19. Jahrhundert ...
Leipzig: 1903

Number of People : 1,057


 1901

Burr, Hobart H.
American Women-Musicians
Cosmopolitan, 31, 1901, p. 357-64

Number of People : 15


 1901

Kobbe, Gustav
Ten Opera Singers
A Pictorial Souvenir with Biographies of the Most Famous Singers of the Day.
4th edition
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1901
       Note: Biographies were furnished by the singers themselves.

Number of People : 7


 1900

Baker, Theodore
Biographical dictionary of musicians
Compiled and edited by Theodore Baker, Ph.D.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1900, 653 p.

Number of People : 5,682

More Details : (1 Section)


 1899

Wagnalls, Mabel
Stars of the Opera
New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1899. Description of thirteen operas and "approved" interviews with six divas.

Number of People : 6


 1899

Leonard, John William
Who's who in America.
A biographical dictionary of living men and women of the United States. 1899-1900 ...
Edited by John W. Leonard.
Chicago: 1899-1900.

Number of People : 184


 1898 Source: 7

Lustner, Karl
Totenliste des Jahres 1897 die Musik betreffend
Monatshefte fur Musikgeschichte, 1898, p. 85

Number of People : 277


 1898

Lahee, Henry C.
Famous singers of to-day and yesterday
Henry C. Lahee
Boston: L.C. Page, 1898, 337 p.

Number of People : 111


 1898

The national cyclopaedia of American biography being the history of the United States ...
New York: 1898, 92-1947, 34 vols. Note
       Note: Vol. 1-13. 1898, 93-1909 only

Number of People : 248


 1897

Pratt, A.T.C.
People of the period, being a collection of the biographies of ... living celebrities ...
London: 1897, 2 vols.

Number of People : 205


 1895

Seidl, Anton (editor)
The Music of the Modern World illustrated in the lives and Works of the Greatest Modern Musicians and in Reproductions of Famous Paintings, etc ... 2 vols
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895
       Note: Originally issued in 25 fascicles for subscribers 1895]. xi, 236 p., 52 illus. vii, 348 p., 27 Illus.
       Note: Gold mine of Information

Number of People : 44


 1895

Plarr, Victor G.
Men and women of the time. A dictionary of contemporaries.
14 ed., revised
London: 1895

Number of People : 7


 1895

signed: Ehrlich, A. (pseudonym) (= Payne, Albert / birth name)
Beruhmte Sangerinnen der Vergangenheit und Gegenwart ...
Leipzig: 1895

Number of People : 69


 1894

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
A few successful American singers
Music: A Monthly Magazine, 6, 1894, p. 141-50

Number of People : 7


 1893

Willard, Frances E.
Livermore, Mary A.
A woman of the century ... biographical sketches, accompanied by portraits, of leading American women in all walks of life ...
Buffalo [NY]: 1893

Number of People : 109


 1893

Hines, Harvey K.
An illustrated history of the state of Washington ...
Chicago: 1893

Number of People : 1


 1889 Source: 3

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
A hundred years of music in America
An account of musical effort in America
Chicago: 1889, 715 p.

Number of People : 257

More Details : (1 Section)


 1889

Mathews, William Smith Babcock (editor)
A hundred years of music in America.
An account of musical effort in America ...
Chicago: 1889

Number of People : 470


 1888

Mapleson, James Henry
The Mapleson Memoirs 1848-1888
New York: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1888.
      Reprint with annotations:
1966. 2 vols. xi, 372 p., viii, 319 p.
       portrait
       Note: He produced opera between 1858 and 1888

Number of People : 11


 1886 Source: 2

Jones, F.O.
A handbook of American music and musicians
Containing biographies of American musicians. And histories of the principal musical institutions, firms and societies.
Canaseraga, NY: 1886, 182 p.

Number of People : 309


 1882

Miss Lillian Norton (Lillian Nordica)
Musical Herald, 3, 1882, p. 285-86

Number of People : 1


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