May Peterson Thompson

May Peterson Thompson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. May Esther Peterson Thompson (October 7, 1880 - October 8, 1952) was an opera singer for the Metropolitan Opera Company. She was born on October 7, 1880 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin as May Esther Peterson. She was one of nine children of a Methodist minister. She began singing in 1884 at church meetings and later joined with her sister, Clara Peterson, an organist, to give recitals and concerts. She studied at The Music Conservatory of Chicago College of Performing Arts and in 1917 joined the Metropolitan Opera Company. She debuted as Michaela in Carmen on November 29, 1917. She toured Europe with Frederick Delzell (piano) and sang with Op ra-Comique in Paris.
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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • United States
  • English
  • 613571693X
  • 9786135716931