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  Ernestine Schumann-Heink    (1861-1936)
    at age 18, in 1879
    as a young woman
    a fine portrait
    listening to her voice
    with a large hat
    wearing pearls
    looking like the Queen Mum
    raising morale for the war effort, New York, 1918
    as Azucena
    again as Azucena
    as Waltraute
    as Erda
    and in costume

  Louise Homer   (1871-1947)
    as Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana
    as Brangäne in Tristan und Isolde
    as Azucena in Il Trovatore
    again as Azucena in Il Trovatore
    in costume
    and holding flowers

  Dame Clara Butt   (1872-1936)
    in fur
    in pearls
    in pearls
    in a white gown (bridal gown?)
    with her husband (in the same gown as above)
    again with her husband
    and with her family

  Sigrid Onegin   (1889-1943)
    as a young woman
    in fur
    again in profile
    and a longer shot with the same earings

  Karin Branzell   (1891-1974)
    (photo courtesy of Sven Andersson)
    as Amneris (photo courtesy of Sven Andersson)
    and as Ortrud (photo courtesy of Sven Andersson)

  Marian Anderson   (1897-1993)
    as Ulrica in Un Ballo in Maschera
    again as Ulrica
    again as Ulrica
    at the microphones
    at Carnegie Hall
    in concert, at the piano
    on a poster
    as Ulrica in Un Ballo in Maschera, with Leonard Warren as Renato
    and with Leonard Warren, Renata Tebaldi, and Jan Peerce
    sample of her voice (audio promo)

  Kathleen Ferrier   (1912-1953)
    as Orfeo
    again as Orfeo
    a dramatically lit portrait
    at the microphone
    holding a kitty
    wearing a suit
    checking a score
    looking cozy
    strolling in Copenhagen with Aksel Schiøtz
    and with Sir John Barbirolli

  Lili Chookasian   (1921-2012)
    studio portrait
    and with Eileen Farrell

  Maureen Forrester   (1930-2010)
    a wallet-sized photo
    in costume
    again in costume
    and in fur

  Marjana Lipovšek   (1946- )

  Ewa Podles   (1952- )
    in Handel's Julius Caesar