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27051
  • Title
    Marjorie Lawrence at Sydney Town Hall
  • Call number
    Home and Away - 22259
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    September 1944 ?
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    27051
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 35 mm. - 1 film photonegative (copied from original nitrate photonegative)
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Reference: Interrupted melody, an autobiography (1st Aust. ed.) / by Marjorie Lawrence. Sydney : Invincible Press, 1949 (Sydney : Halstead Press)
    For a biography of Lawrence, see: Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol.10, 1891-1939. Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1986 (pp. 14-15)
    "When Lawrence appeared in an all-Wagner program with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra [Sir Neville] Cardus said her singing of Brunnhilde's farewell from Gotterdammerung was as great an example of Wagnerian singing as Sydney was likely to hear in a lifetime." -- Reference: Entertaining Australia : an illustrated history / Katharine Brisbane (ed.). Sydney : Currency Press, 1991 (p.257)
    Just as Florence Austral was able to alternate with Frida Leider, Marjorie Lawrence was of a calibre to alternate with Kirsten Flagstad at the Metropolitan in 1937 -- Reference: Cantabile-Subito website (online) / Andrea Suhm-Binder
  • General note

    Not identified in Hood register.
    Digital order no:hood_22259
  • Alphanumeric designations

    Original item no. NCY47/176
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