Schumann-Heink love


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  • noun United States operatic contralto (1861-1936)


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  • In 1905 Schumann-Heink married William Rapp, Jr., a Chicago lawyer who had become her manager and who was thirteen years her junior.

    Ernestine Schumann-Heink.

  • In 1926 Schumann-Heink first sang “Silent Night” in English and German on the radio at Christmas.

    Ernestine Schumann-Heink.

  • Schumann-Heink sang in Chicago in 1897 and made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Ortrud on January 9, 1899, a few weeks after giving birth to her seventh child.

    Ernestine Schumann-Heink.

  • Though not beautiful, Schumann-Heink turned her plainness into an asset by playing the part of an ideal, self-sacrificing mother who loved her children (that is, everybody) yet scolded them when they did not come up to expectations.

    Ernestine Schumann-Heink.

  • As a naturalized American of Austrian origin, with a brother in command of an Austrian warship, her son August Heink in the German navy and her stepson Walter Schumann and sons Henry Heink and George Washington Schumann all in the American navy and with two sisters living in Germany, Schumann-Heink found her love for her new country clashed with that for the old.

    Ernestine Schumann-Heink.

  • I can remember Madame Schumann-Heink and Mr. Sousa doing "The Star-Spangled Banner" rather well, but then I don't recall much else, except Noreen Symington and her cornet.

    The Day I Spoke for Mr. Lincoln

  • On Decoration Day afternoon, the Williams Park bandshell was frighteningly crowded: one Tallahassee senator as master of ceremonies, forty-nine Daughters of the American Revolution (which is the same sort of thing as the I.O.D.E.), and John Philip Sousa and his band (they played down there in the winter time), Madame Schumann-Heink, who was combining a visit to St. Petersburg with her last concert appearance that night at the Congregational Church.

    The Day I Spoke for Mr. Lincoln

  • A unique episode of the Exposition music must not be overlooked in the recital by Madame Schumann-Heink, whose graciousness found another expression in her concert given exclusively and gratuitously to the children.

    The Jewel City

  • "Shades of Schumann-Heink -- give that calf more rope!"

    T. Haviland Hicks Senior

  • 'It's the Wrong Way to Tickle Mary,' and the Ghost of the Hohenzollern, who ate up her two babies when she found they disturbed her gentleman friend, hovering over the scene like Schumann-Heink in the

    L.P.M. : the end of the Great War


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