Smith, Jenny

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(Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny). Sop. She leads a group of young ladies to live in the city of Mahagonny, a place devoted to pleasure. She is seduced by Jim Mahoney, but when he is unable to pay his drinking debts, she refuses to help him and he is sentenced to death. Created (1930) by Mali Trummer.

Subjects: Opera.

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