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 1937

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


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  Abbott, Emma (b. 1850 d. 1891)   soprano
  Abott, Bessie Pickens (b. 1878 d. 1919)   soprano
  Adams, Charles R. (b. 1834 d. 1900)   tenor
  Adams, Suzanne (b. 1872 d. 1953)   soprano, vocals
  Albani, Emma Marie Louise Cecile (b. 1847 d. 1930)   interprete, soprano
  Alcock, Merle (b. 1890 d. 1975)   alto, contralto
  Allemand, Pauline (b. 1858 a. 1904)   singer
  Althouse, Paul Shearer (b. 1889 d. 1954)   tenor, vocals
  Angelo, Louis (b. 1888 d. 1958)   baritone, bass-baritone
  Antoine, Josephine (b. 1907 d. 1971)   soprano
  Aubigne, Lloyd   tenor
  Bampton, Rose (b. 1909)   cast, mezzo-soprano
  Barna, Marie (a. 1893)   singer
  Baromeo, Chase (b. 1892 d. 1973)   bass
  Bassetti, Carlo   singer
  Bentonelli, Joseph (b. 1898 d. 1975)   tenor
  Berthald, Barron (b. 1870 a. 1896)   tenor
  Biscaccianti, Eliza (b. 1824 d. 1896)   singer, soprano
  Bispham, David Scull (b. 1857 d. 1921)   baritone, vocals
  Blass, Robert (b. 1873 d. 1930)   bass, singer
  Blauvelt, Lillian Evans (b. 1874 d. 1947)   soprano
  Bonelli, Richard (b. 1887 d. 1980)   baritone, vocals
  Braslau, Sophie (b. 1892 d. 1935)   contralto
  Brazzi, Stella (a. 1898)   singer
  Bridewell, Carrie (b. 1874)   contralto
  Broccolini, Giovanni Chiari (d. 1906)   singer
  Burke, Edmund (Arbuckle) (b. 1876 d. 1970)   bass, vocals
  Cahier, Charles (b. 1870 d. 1951)   alt~, contralto
  Candidus, William (b. 1845 d. 1910)   tenor
  Cary, Annie Louise (b. 1842 d. 1921)   contralto
  Case, Anna (b. 1889 d. 1984)   soprano
  Castle, William (b. 1836 d. 1909)   set design, singer
  Cavan, Marie (b. 1889)   soprano
  Chamlee, Mario (b. 1892 d. 1966)   tenor
  Cisneros, Eleonora (b. 1880 d. 1934)   mezzo-soprano
  Cordon, Norman (b. 1904 d. 1963)   bass-baritone, bass
  Corona, Leonora (b. 1900)   interprete, soprano
  Craft, Marcella (b. 1880 d. 1959)   soprano
  Crooks, Richard (Alexander) (b. 1900 d. 1972)   cast, drums
  Curtis, Vera (b. 1880)   soprano
  Cushman, Charlotte Sanders (b. 1816 d. 1886)   singer
  Davis, Jessie Bartlett (b. 1860 d. 1905)   cast, singer
  De Lys, Edith (b. 1886 d. 1961 a. 1910-1911)   soprano
  De Pasquali, Bernice (b. 1880 d. 1925)   soprano
  Devries, Hermann (b. 1858 d. 1949)   bass, chanteur
  Devries, Maurice (b. 1852 d. 1914)   baritone, singer
  Diaz, Rafaelo (b. 1884 d. 1943)   camborios, interprete
  Doe, Doris (b. 1899 d. 1985)   contralto, mezzo-soprano
  Donalda, Pauline (b. 1882)   sangerinde, soprano
  Dotti, Louise (b. 1856 a. 1881)   soprano
  Dresser, Marcia (b. 1877 d. 1937)   cast, soprano
  Durand, Louise   singer, femme de Jacques Menessier
  Eames, Emma (Hayden) (b. 1865)   cantante de opera, chanteuse
  Easton, Florence Gertrude (b. 1884 d. 1955)   cast, soprano
  Edvina, Louise [Marie Louise Lucienne Juliette] (b. 1878 d. 1948)   cast, soprano
  Engel, Marie (a. 1895)   singer
  Errolle, Ralph (b. 1890 d. 1973)   tenor, composer
  Escott, Lucy (b. 1828 d. 1895 a. 1860)   soprano
  Ewell, Lois (b. 1885)   cast, soprano
  Fabris, Amanda (b. 1865 d. 1950)   mezzo-soprano
  Farrar, Geraldine (b. 1882)   soprano, singer
  Fay, Maude (b. 1879 d. 1964)   soprano
  Fisher, Susanne (b. 1906 a. 1935)   soprano
  Fitziu, Anna (b. 1887 d. 1967)   cast, lyricist
  Foli, Allan James (b. 1835 d. 1899)   bassist
  Forest, Frank (b. 1899 d. 1976)   tenor, vocals
  Fremstad, Olive (b. 1871 d. 1951)   mezzo-soprano, singer
  Garden, Mary (b. 1874 d. 1967)   soprano, vocals
  Garrison, Mabel (b. 1886 d. 1963)   soprano
  Gaylord, Julia (d. 1894)   soprano
  Gentle, Alice (True) (b. 1885 d. 1958)   soprano
  Giannini, Dusolina (b. 1900 d. 1986)   Sanger, soprano
  Gluck, Alma (b. 1884 d. 1938)   soprano, vocals
  Gordon, Jeanne (b. 1893 d. 1952)   contralto
  Gottschalk, L. Gaston (b. 1847)   singer, educator
  Griswold, Putnam (b. 1875 d. 1914)   bass-baritone, Sanger
  Guilford, Nanette (b. 1905 d. 1990)   cast, soprano
  Gustafson, William (b. 1887 d. 1931)   bass
  Hackett, Charles (b. 1889 d. 1942)   tenor
  Halstead, Margaret (b. 1905 d. 1970)   mezzo-soprano, Sanger
  Hamlin, Anna M. (b. 1902 d. 1988)   soprano
  Hamlin, George (b. 1868 d. 1923)   Sanger, tenor
  Hargreaves, Charles Robert (b. 1875)   tenor
  Harrold, Orville (b. 1878 d. 1933)   cast, tenor
  Hastreiter, Helene (b. 1858 d. 1922)   contralto, interprete
  Hauk, Minnie (b. 1851 d. 1929)   chanteur, mezzo-soprano
  Hedmondt, Charles (b. 1857)   tenor
  Henders, Harriet (b. 1904 d. 1972)   soprano
  Hensler, Elise Frederique (b. 1836 d. 1929)   singer, soprano
  Hill, Lucille (d. 1922 a. 1891)   singer
  Hinckley, Allen Carter (b. 1877 d. 1954)   baritone, Bass
  Hinckley, Isabella (d. 1862 a. 1861)   singer
  Hinshaw, William Wade (b. 1867 d. 1947)   baritone
  Holman, Harriet (d. 1897)   singer
  Homer, Louise (b. 1871)   contralto, vocals
  Howard, Kathleen (b. 1880 d. 1956)   contralto, Sanger
  Huehn, Julius (b. 1908 d. 1971)   baritone, bass-baritone
  Hunter, Louise   cast, singer
  Jagel, Frederick (b. 1897 d. 1982)   tenor, vocals
  Jaynes, Betty (b. 1921)   soprano
  Jepson, Helen (b. 1904)   soprano
  Johnson, Edward (b. 1878 d. 1959)   pianoforte, tenor
  Juch, Emma (Antonia Joanna) (b. 1863)   soprano
  Kellogg, Clara (Louise) (b. 1842 d. 1916)   soprano
  Kullman, Charles (b. 1903 d. 1983)   Sanger, tenor
  Lamont, Forrest (b. 1881 d. 1937)   tenor
  Lankow, Edward (b. 1883 d. 1940)   bass
  Lauri, Lelia (b. 1872)   singer
  Lazzari, Carolina Antoinette (b. 1891 d. 1946)   contralto
  Lewis, Mary (b. 1900 d. 1941)   cast, soprano
  Litta, Marie (b. 1856 d. 1883)   singer
  Lussan, Zelie (b. 1863)   mezzo-soprano, soprano
  Lyne, Felice (b. 1887 d. 1935)   cast, soprano
  MacBeth, Florence (b. 1891)   soprano
  Maclennan, Francis (b. 1879 d. 1935)   tenor
  MacNichol, Lizzie (b. 1866 d. 1899 a. 1894)   cast, opera singer
  Marcel, Lucille (b. 1887 d. 1921)   Sanger, soprano
  Mario, Queena (b. 1896 d. 1951)   soprano
  Marshall, Charles (b. 1886 d. 1951)   tenor
  Marshall, Everett (b. 1901 d. 1944)   baritone, cast
  Martin, Riccardo (b. 1874 d. 1952)   cantante de opera, tenor
  Mason, Edith (Barnes) (b. 1893 d. 1973)   soprano
  May, Juliana (a. 19th century )   singer
  McCormic, Mary (b. 1885 d. 1981)   soprano
  Meader, George (b. 1888 d. 1963)   Sanger, tenor
  Meisle, Kathryn (b. 1899 d. 1970)   contralto, vocals
  Middleton, Arthur (b. 1880 d. 1929)   baritone, singer
  Montague, Annie   singer
  Morgana, Nina (b. 1895 d. 1986)   soprano
  Murphy, Lambert (b. 1885 d. 1954)   tenor, vocals
  Nevada, Emma (b. 1859 d. 1940)   interprete, soprano
  Nielsen, Alice (b. 1876 d. 1943)   cast, soprano
  Nordica, Lillian (b. 1857 d. 1914)   chanteuse, soprano
  Olheim, Helen Marion (b. 1904 d. 1992)   mezzo-soprano
  Osborn-Hannah, Jane (b. 1873 d. 1943)   soprano
  Packard, Frederick C.   singer
  Palliser, Esther (b. 1871)   soprano
  Peralta, Frances (d. 1933)   soprano
  Perkins, Julius Edson (b. 1845 d. 1875)   bass, singer
  Perugini (a. 1858)   singer
  Peterson, May (b. 1888 d. 1952)   soprano
  Phillips, Adelaide (b. 1833 d. 1882)   contralto
  Phillips, Mathilde (d. 1915 a. 1882)   singer
  Piccaver, Alfred (b. 1884 d. 1958)   Sanger, tenor
  Ponselle, Rosa (b. 1897 d. 1981)   piano, soprano
  Rappold, Marie (b. 1873 d. 1957)   soprano
  Rayner, Sidney (b. 1895 d. 1981)   tenor
  Reynolds, Eleanor Schlosshauer (a. 1921-1922)   contralto
  Rolla, Kate   singer
  Russell, Ella (b. 1864 d. 1935)   soprano, prima donna
  Ruysdael, Basil (b. 1888 d. 1960)   bass, cast
  Saltzmann-Stevens, Minnie (b. 1874 d. 1950)   contralto, soprano
  Sanderson, Sibyl (b. 1865 d. 1903)   soprano
  Saville, Frances (b. 1862 d. 1935)   Sanger, soprano
  Scott, Henri (b. 1876 d. 1942)   bass, musician
  Scovelli, Arturo (a. 1880s)   singer
  Sheehan, Joseph F. (b. 1869 d. 1936)   tenor, singer
  Stanley, Helen (b. 1889 d. 1969)   soprano
  Strong, Susan (b. 1870 d. 1946)   soprano
  Swarthout, Gladys (b. 1904 d. 1969)   contralto, mezzo-soprano
  Talley, Marion Nevada (b. 1907 d. 1983)   soprano
  Telva, Marion (b. 1897 d. 1962)   contralto
  Thomas, John Charles (b. 1891 d. 1960)   baritone, vocals
  Thompson, Fanchon H. (d. 1929)   singer
  Tibbett, Lawrence Mervil (b. 1896 d. 1960)   baritone, cast
  Tracey, Minnie (b. 1870 d. 1929)   chanteur, soprano
  Traubman, Sophie (b. 1867 d. 1951)   soprano
  Treville, Yvonne (b. 1881 d. 1954)   soprano
  Valda, Giulia (b. 1855 d. 1925)   opera singer, operatic singer
  Valleria, Alwina (b. 1848 d. 1925)   soprano
  Van de Veer, Gina (a. 1935)   singer
  Van Gordon, Cyrena (b. 1897 d. 1964)   contralto
  Van Zandt, Jennie (b. 1840 a. 1864)   singer
  Van Zandt, Marie (b. 1858 d. 1919)   sangerinde, soprano
  Villani, Luisa (b. 1884 d. 1961)   cantante de opera, soprano
  Walker, Charlotte   cast, singer
  Walker, Edyth (b. >1867 d. 1950)   contralto, mezzo-soprano
  Ward, Genevieve (b. 1838 d. 1882)   actress, singer
  Weed, Marion (b. 1870 d. 1947)   soprano
  Werrenrath, Reinald (b. 1883 d. 1953)   baritone, singer
  Wheatley, Julia (b. 1817 d. 1875 a. 1825)   soprano
  Whitehill, Clarence (Eugene) (b. 1871 d. 1932)   baritone, bass-baritone
  Whitney, Myron William (b. 1836 d. 1910)   bass, singer
  Wickham, Florence Pauline (b. 1880 d. 1962)   composer, contralto
  Wilhorst, Cora   singer
  Winetzkaja, Maria (b. 1893)   mezzo-soprano
  Witherspoon, Herbert (b. 1873)   bass, teacher
  Zagury, Laura (a. 1882)   singer

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