- Desmond Shawe-Taylor
- and Alan Blyth
(b Shanghai, 13 Aug 1865; d New York, 13 June 1952). American soprano. After early studies in Boston and with Mathilde Marchesi in Paris, she made a brilliant début at the Opéra on 13 March 1889 as Gounod’s Juliet , with Jean de Reszke. In ...