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Schumann-Heink

[ shoo-mahn-hahyngk ]

noun

  1. Ernestine, 1861–1936, U.S. contralto, born in Bohemia.


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Some European prima donnas like Schumann-Heink and others have commanded much higher figures.

Mme. Schumann-Heink advanced and sang the national anthem, following it up with an appeal that was the climax to the play.

An alto of extraordinary range, like Schumann-Heink, may be able to achieve high soprano in the head register.

In justice to the fine contralto, Schumann-Heink, I will relate my first impressions of her in song.

She lacks the fire of the vonderful Gadski–she has not the g-great heart of Schumann-Heink.

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