Strong, Susan, American soprano; b. Brooklyn, Aug. 3, 1870; d. London, March 11, 1946. She studied with Francis Korbay at the Royal Coll. of Music in London. In 1895 she made her operatic debut as Sieg-linde with the Hedmont Co. in London, and then sang at Covent Garden (1895; 1897; 1899-1900; 1902). In 1896 she appeared in N.Y. with the Mapleson Co. Her Metropolitan Opera debut followed there as Elsa in Lohengrin on Jan. 27, 1897. She was again on the roster there from 1899 to 1901. Her other roles included Donna Anna, Brünnhilde, Venus, and Aida.
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