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Clemens (Gabrilowitsch), Claralocked

  • Thor Eckert Jr.
  •  and Jonas Westover

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(b Elmira, NY, June 8, 1874; d San Diego, CA, Nov 19, 1962). American contralto, author, and actress, daughter of Mark Twain. She intended to become a pianist, and studied with Moritz Moszkowski in Berlin, helen Hopekirk in London, and Theodor Leschetizky in Vienna. Once she made the decision to become a singer, she trained in Hamburg with Marianne Brandt and in London with Blanche Marchesi. Her professional debut occurred in Norfolk, Connecticut, in ...

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