Muriel Foster


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(b Sunderland, 1877; d London, 1937).

Eng. mezzo‐soprano. Concert début, Bradford 1896. Became closely assoc. with mus. of Elgar, singing Angel in Dream of Gerontius in Düsseldorf and Worcester 1902, at f. London p. 1903, and many other times. Sang in f.ps. of The Apostles (1903) and The Kingdom (1906), gave f.p. of uncompleted song‐cycle Op.59 (1910), and of The Music Makers (1912). Also notable Bach singer. Illness compelled premature retirement.

Subjects: Music.

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