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Lillian Nordica as the Bayreuth Elsa, ca. 1894

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Lillian Nordica as the Bayreuth Elsa, ca. 1894

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Nordica was the first American diva to sing Wagner and the first to sing Elsa. She studied the role under Cosima Wagner, Richard Wagner's wife.
Nordica was born Lillian Norton in Farmington in 1857.

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  • Title: Lillian Nordica as the Bayreuth Elsa, ca. 1894
  • Creator: Aime Dupont, 574 Fifth Ave., New York
  • Creation Date: circa 1894
  • Subject Date: circa 1894
  • Town: Farmington
  • County: Franklin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 15 x 10
  • Local Code: Parlor album
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Nordica Memorial Association
16 Nordica Lane, Farmington, ME 04938
(207) 778-2042

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