Ernestine Schumann-Heink


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Noun1.Ernestine Schumann-Heink - United States operatic contralto (1861-1936)Ernestine Schumann-Heink - United States operatic contralto (1861-1936)
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For example, Tunbridge's account of the Czech-born German-American contralto Ernestine Schumann-Heink reveals an impressively resilient and determined figure who performed despite experiencing extraordinary personal and political conflict--her sons fought and died on both sides of the war.
And she delves into Hick's intimate life: her youthful relationship with the contralto Ernestine Schumann-Heink and above all, her deep commitment to ER, which curtailed her relationship with Harron.
The creator of Salome, Marie Wittich, thus emphasized her identity as the wife of' a prominent civic leader, while Ernestine Schumann-Heink, creator of Klytamnestra, avoided for the most part partaking in the women's suffrage movement and instead portrayed herself as the hard-working mother of nine children.
Historical documentation of developments in song is of key importance to the Hampsong Foundation's mission, and the Hampsong Foundation's collaboration with the Ernestine Schumann-Heink Collection of Claremont College engages in that topic.

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