Schumann-Heink


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Schu′mann-Heink′

(haɪŋk)

n.
Ernestine, 1861–1936, U.S. contralto, born in Bohemia.
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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.
Wagnerian contralto Ernestine Schumann-Heink performed extensively at Bayreuth before joining the Metropolitan Opera in 1898.
Her works were championed by Edward MacDowell and noted performers of the day including Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Dan Beddoe and Alma Gluck.
His new version was published in 1913 and became a huge hit when opera singer Ernestine Schumann-Heink recorded it in 1915.