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Definition of the noun ernestine schumann-heink
What does ernestine schumann-heink mean as a name of something?
- United States operatic contralto (1861-1936)
Who is Ernestine Schumann-Heink?
Ernestine Schumann-Heink, née Rössler, was a celebrated German Bohemian, later American, operatic contralto, noted for the size, beauty, tonal richness, flexibility and wide range of her voice.
- also known as Schumann-Heink, Ernestine; Ernestine Roessler; Ernestine Schumann; Schumann, Ernestine
- born on (154 years ago) in Libeň, child of Hans Rössler and Charlotte Goldman
- nationality: United States of America, Austria
- profession: Singer, actor
- died on (79 years ago) in Hollywood of leukemia
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Of the many prima, donnas whom the present generation has had occasion to admire and thrill over, Ernestine Schumann-Heink is the most popular with that vast army of the public who demand something more than mere voice in artists.
Reforming America: A Thematic Encyclopedia and Document Collection of the Progressive Era [2 volumes] (2017)
by Jeffrey A. Johnson
Washington, John Phillips Sousa, operatic sopranos Ernestine Schumann-Heink and Amelida Galli-Curci, Salvation Army General Evangeline Booth, suffragist Carrie ...
by Julie Anne Sadie, Rhian Samuel
Many leading singers performed Lang's songs, including Ernestine Schumann-Heink, who favoured An Irish Love Song as an encore.
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