Farewell appearance of Lillian Nordica, London, ca. 1913

Contributed by Farmington Public Library


Lillian Nordica began a "Farewell Tour" in 1913, and most likely this was the year for the June 17th concert. Later that year she was on a voyage when the steamer Tasman struck a reef of the coast of New Guinea. She became ill with pneunomia and died in Batavia, Java on May 11th. 1914. Her performance with the London Symphony Orchestra is an indication of the high regard in which she was held.

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  • Title: Farewell appearance of Lillian Nordica, London, ca. 1913
  • Creator: Mapleson & Co. Ltd. London, England
  • Creation Date: 1913
  • Subject Date: 1913
  • Town: London
  • Media: Ink on paper; black and white printed poster w/ ph
  • Dimensions: 26.5 cm x 21 cm
  • Collection: Farmington Library Historical Collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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