Blanche Thebom


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(b Monessen, Penn., 1918; d S. Francisco, 2010).

Amer. mezzo‐soprano of Swed. parents. Concert début NY 1941. Opera début Philadelphia (Brangäne in Tristan und Isolde, with NY Met on tour). NY Met début 1944, singing with this company until 1967. Glyndebourne 1950; CG 1957. Later sang in operetta. Art. dir., Atlanta Opera co. 1967–8.

Subjects: Opera.

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