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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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.
Wagnerian contralto Ernestine Schumann-Heink performed extensively at Bayreuth before joining the Metropolitan Opera in 1898.
His new version was published in 1913 and became a huge hit when opera singer Ernestine Schumann-Heink recorded it in 1915.

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