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Fremstad, Olive (1871 - 1951), mezzo-soprano, soprano

Desmond Shawe-Taylor

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2013 |
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Stockholm, Sweden, 14 March 1871; d Irvington-on-Hudson, NY, 21 April 1951). American mezzo-soprano and soprano of Swedish birth. She was adopted by an American couple of Scandinavian origin who took her to Minnesota. She studied in New York, and later in Berlin with lilli Lehmann. After making her debut in Il trovatore with the Cologne Opera (21 May 1895), she performed with that company for three years, and

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