Ernestine Schumann-Heink

Schumann-Heink

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

Austrian contralto who was one of the principal interpreters of the operas of Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss before the outbreak of World War I.

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