Blanche Marchesi


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(b Paris, 1863; d London, 1940).

Fr. soprano, daughter of Mathilde Marchesi. Concert début Berlin 1895, operatic début Prague 1900 (Brünnhilde in Die Walküre). Joined Moody‐Manners co. Sang Wagner roles at CG from 1902, toured USA (twice), Russ., and Eur. Settled in London to teach.

Subjects: Opera.

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