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The American singer; a hundred years of success in opera,

Author: Oscar Thompson
Publisher: New York, Dial Press [1937]
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Thompson, Oscar, 1887-1945.
American singer.
New York, Dial Press [1937]
(OCoLC)609870259
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Thompson
OCLC Number: 692708
Description: 426 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits 25 cm
Contents: The background --
The emergence --
Adelaide Phillipps and an era of full-blown song --
Elise Hensler --
Bellum and ante-bellum --
Clara Louise Kellogg --
Annie Louise Cary --
Two who blazed a trail for tenors --
Minnie Hauk --
Emma Juch and her day --
Men of many companies --
Alwina Valleria --
Emma Albani --
Lillian Nordica --
Emma Eames --
Marie Van Zandt --
Edyth Walker --
David Bispham --
Louise Homer --
Olive Fremstad --
Some baritones and basses --
Geraldine Farrar --
Mary Garden --
Tardy, the tenors --
Two singers who became managers --
Some contraltos --
Mostly abroad --
Florence Easton --
Rosa Ponselle --
Among sopranos --
Lawrence Tibbett --
Baritones of the day --
The screen and a new public for the American opera singer --
Some reflections and arguments --
Some regrets and acknowledgements.
Responsibility: by Oscar Thompson ... with 108 illustrations.

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