Jenny Lind

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Noun1.Jenny Lind - Swedish soprano who toured the United States under the management of P. T. Barnum (1820-1887)Jenny Lind - Swedish soprano who toured the United States under the management of P. T. Barnum (1820-1887)
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1820: Jenny Lind, soprano known as the Swedish Nightingale, was born in Stockholm.
Premiered in London in July, 1847, with no less an admirer than Queen Victoria in the audience and Jenny Lind, the Swedish Nightingale, on stage, this rather clumsy adaptation of one of Friedrich Schiller's lesser dramas did not long enjoy its initial triumph, revivals continuing to be occasional, at best, to this very day.
It has been part of the musical landscape since the days of Jenny Lind, the Swedish Nightingale.

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