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[shoo-mahn-hahyngk] /ˈʃu mɑnˈhaɪŋk/
Ernestine, 1861–1936, U.S. contralto, born in Bohemia. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Remember that Schumann-Heink did not study with a world-famed teacher.

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

    Silver and Gold Dane Coolidge
  • Schumann-Heink, as Magdalene in Meistersinger, was simply grotesque.

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

    The Voice Frank E. Miller
  • 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.

  • 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

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