How to Be A Great Singer, c. 1918


First of all, don’t eat too much, advises the great German (later naturalized U.S. citizen) operatic contralto Ernestine Schumann-Heink (1861-1936), pictured above.

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Madame Schumann-Heink singing “Silent Night” in German.

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