By Richard Davis

ISBN-10: 1743052111

ISBN-13: 9781743052112

This identify recounts the turbulent lifestyles and occupation of Marjorie Lawrence, considered one of Australia's most famous opera stars. From humble beginnings in rural Victoria, Lawrence rose to develop into one of many pre-eminent Wagner singers of her new release, acclaimed and honoured in Europe and on the Metropolitan Opera in long island the place she shared roles with the mythical Kirsten Flagstad. affected by polio on the top of her profession, Lawrence fought again courageously opposed to actual incapacity and prejudice to rebuild her shattered existence and go back to the level. it is a publication for all song fanatics and people who worth an inspiring tale of overcome adversity.

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