Edyth Walker


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(b Hopewell, NY, 1867; d NY, 1950).

Amer. mezzo‐soprano. Opera début Berlin 1894 (Fidès in Le Prophète). Member of Vienna Opera 1895–1903. CG début 1900; NY Met 1903–6; Hamburg 1906–12, singing sop. and mez. parts; Munich 1912–17. First London Elektra (1910). Bayreuth début 1908. Taught at Amer. Cons., Fontainebleau, 1933–6, then privately in NY.

Subjects: Opera.

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