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Item 17270

Madame Lillian Nordica portrait, 1878

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association Date: circa 1878 Location: Farmington; London Media: oil on canvas

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Lillian Nordica as Violetta

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association Date: circa 1888 Location: Farmington; San Francisco Media: Photographic print

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Norton Family Reunion, Farmington

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association Date: 1911 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print


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Lillian Nordica: Farmington Diva

Lillian Norton, known as Nordica, was one of the best known sopranos in America and the world at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. She was a native of Farmington.


People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.

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Nordica Memorial Association

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Performing Arts Bar Harbor

… program with various pieces performed by American soprano Emma Eames, and baritone singer Emelio de Gogorza.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun

… Comets, Ameltia Galli Curci was, a very famous soprano, and Percy Grainger, a very famous composer.