Lind, Jenny

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Name
Lind, Jenny Gender: F
Lind, Johanna Maria
born on 6 October 1820 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM )
Place Stockholm, Sweden, 59n20, 18e03
Timezone LMT m18e03 (is local mean time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 13°20' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 06°52 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 20°57'



Biography

Swedish singer and operatic soprano, known as the "Swedish Nightingale." Her career in opera and on the concert stage was acclaimed as brilliant. With a rich coloratura voice she made her debut in 1838 and was soon idolized by the Swedish people. She gave up her opera career in 1849 but the following year agreed to tour the U.S. with P.T. Barnum. Her contract paid her $1,000 each for 150 concerts, a very substantial sum for that day. With her earnings, Lind endowed a Swedish hospital for poor kids.

Died 11/02/1887, Malvern, England.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Penfield Collection states "recorded," not verified

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/Opera (Swedish Nightingale)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist (Endowed a hospital for kids)

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