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Lind(lĭnd), Jenny Known as "the Swedish Nightingale." 1820-1887.
Swedish soprano who toured the United States (1850-1852) under the management of P.T. Barnum.
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1. (Biography) James. 1716–94, British physician. He demonstrated (1754) that citrus fruits can cure and prevent scurvy, a remedy adopted by the British navy in 1796
2. (Biography) Jenny, original name Johanna Maria Lind Goldschmidt. 1820–87, Swedish coloratura soprano
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Jenny (Johanna Maria Lind Goldschmidt) ( “The Swedish Nightingale” ), 1820–87, Swedish soprano.
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