Mignon Nevada


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(b Paris, 1886; d Long Melford, 1971).

Eng. soprano, daughter of Amer. sop. Emma Nevada (1859–1940) with whom she studied. Opera début Rome 1907 (Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia), CG 1910. Also sang in Milan, Paris, and other opera houses. Beecham considered her to be the best Desdemona in Otello.

Subjects: Opera.

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