Lillian Nordica (1857-1914) was the first American woman to achieve international stardom during the glamorous “Golden Age” of Opera. She sang for presidents and crowned heads as well as regular folk. The concept of “celebrity” was born as her career evolved.
Nordica Day Concert, featuring Ida Santos and Sally Swallow Maxwell, sopranos, and Scott Wheatley and Patricia Hayden piano. August 17 at 7:30 in Nordica Auditorium in Merrill Hall on UMF campus. Donations accepted.