Grace Moore


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(b Nough, Tenn., 1898; d Kastrup Airport, Copenhagen, in air crash, 1947).

Amer. soprano. After singing in cafés, night‐clubs, and revues went in 1926 to Fr. to study for 2 years. Début Paris and Nice 1927 with Amer.‐Ger. Opera Co. NY Met 1928–32 (début as Mimì in La bohème), and 1935–46; CG 1935; Paris Opéra‐Comique 1928, 1938, 1946; Salzburg Fest. 1946. Sang Louise in Paris after study with Charpentier. Appeared in several films, incl. One Night of Love, New Moon, and Love Me Forever. Autobiography You're Only Human Once (1944).

Subjects: Musicology and Music History.

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