- David Cummings
(b St Armour, Jan 30, 1879; d Paris, March 1958). French soprano . She studied in Lyons and at the Paris Conservatoire. Her début at the Opéra was as Brunehild in Reyer’s Sigurd (1899). Her powerful voice and commanding stage presence made her a favourite in the dramatic repertory: Elisabeth, Sieglinde, Marguerite, Rameau’s Telaira (...