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n. - United States operatic contralto (1861-1936).

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  • "Shades of Schumann-Heink -- give that calf more rope!"
  • In 1926 Schumann-Heink first sang “Silent Night” in English and German on the radio at Christmas.
  • In 1905 Schumann-Heink married William Rapp, Jr., a Chicago lawyer who had become her manager and who was thirteen years her junior.
  • 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. for more
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