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Schumann-Heink

[shoo-mahn-hahyngk]
noun
  1. Ernestine,1861–1936, U.S. contralto, born in Bohemia.
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Historical Examples of schumann-heink

  • Schumann-Heink, as Magdalene in Meistersinger, was simply grotesque.

    Old Fogy

    James Huneker

  • Remember that Schumann-Heink did not study with a world-famed teacher.

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

    Sixty Years of California Song

    Margaret Blake-Alverson

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

    Silver and Gold

    Dane Coolidge

  • Denver returned to his cave in a defiant mood and put on a record by Schumann-Heink.

    Silver and Gold

    Dane Coolidge