- David Cummings
(b St Petersburg, 24 May/June 5, 1858; d Paris, 1951). Russian mezzo-soprano . She studied at the St Petersburg Conservatory with Natalia Iretzkaya and Camillo Everardi. In 1879 she made her début as Amneris at the Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, where she later created the roles of Hanna in Rimsky-Korsakov’s ...