Kirkby Lunn


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(b Manchester, 1873; d London, 1930).

Eng. mezzo‐soprano. Début Drury Lane, London, 1893 in Schumann's Genoveva. Début CG 1896. Carl Rosa Opera 1897–9, CG 1901–14, 1919–22, NY Met 1902–3, 1906–8, 1912–14. Notable in Wagner roles. Sang with BNOC 1919–22. Sang Elgar's Sea Pictures in NY, cond. Mahler, 1910.

Subjects: Opera.

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