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Emma Eames



American soprano Emma Eames was born in Shanghai, China, where her father was a lawyer. Her mother brought her up in Portland and Bath, Maine. Emma first studied with her mother, then studied in Boston with Clara Mungen and performed with the Boston Symphony. In 1886, she went to study in Paris with Mathilde Marchesi. Her first appearance on any opera stage was as Juliette in Gounod's Romeo et Juliette at the Paris Opera on March 13, 1889, with Jean de Reszke as Romeo. She was G... Read more

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