Madame Lillian Nordica portrait, 1878

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Madame Lillian Nordica portrait, 1878

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Portrait of opera singer Lillian Nordica by Hermann Schmiechen.

Lillian, a native of Farmington, was the first singer to be heard in the new Trocadero in Paris and her assocation with the Metropolitan Opera House in New York brought her fame.

Her birth home is now a museum called the Nordica Homestead Museum and many of her belongings can be viewed including her gowns, tiaras, furniture, and paintings.

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  • Title: Madame Lillian Nordica portrait, 1878
  • Creator: Hermann Schmiechen
  • Creation Date: circa 1878
  • Subject Date: circa 1878
  • Locations:
    • Farmington, Franklin County, ME
    • London, England
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 157 cm x 102 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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

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