- Mary Cyr
(b Bordeaux, 24 Oct 1713; d Chaillot, 2 Feb 1794). French singer. One of the most famous singers of the Académie Royale de Musique, Marie Fel had a long and brilliant career on the operatic stage. She learnt the Italian style of singing from Mme Van Loo, a celebrated Italian singer (daughter of the violinist Somis) who married the painter Carle Vanloo and came to Paris in ...