By Richard Davis

This identify recounts the turbulent lifestyles and profession of Marjorie Lawrence, considered one of Australia's most famed opera stars. From humble beginnings in rural Victoria, Lawrence rose to develop into one of many pre-eminent Wagner singers of her iteration, acclaimed and honoured in Europe and on the Metropolitan Opera in big apple the place she shared roles with the mythical Kirsten Flagstad. laid low with polio on the peak of her profession, Lawrence fought again courageously opposed to actual incapacity and prejudice to rebuild her shattered lifestyles and go back to the level. this can be a booklet for all tune fanatics and people who worth an inspiring tale of overcome adversity.

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This identify recounts the turbulent lifestyles and occupation of Marjorie Lawrence, one in all Australia's most famed opera stars. From humble beginnings in rural Victoria, Lawrence rose to develop into one of many pre-eminent Wagner singers of her iteration, acclaimed and honoured in Europe and on the Metropolitan Opera in manhattan the place she shared roles with the mythical Kirsten Flagstad.

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