Viardot [née García], (Michelle Ferdinande) Pauline
- Beatrix Borchard
(b Paris, July 18, 1821; d Paris, May 18, 1910). French singer and composer of Spanish origin. She came from a family of singers: her father was the elder Manuel García, her mother María Joaquina Sitches, her brother the younger Manuel García and her sister Maria Malibran. After the death of her father in ...