Thanks, Mickey and all for your assistance.
On 2019-01-02 6:52 p.m., Mickey Clark wrote:
> Richard - this link is to a reference to her online, from the Musical
> -----Original Message----- From: Richard L. Hess
> Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2019 10:19 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Help finding a recording of Aagot Lunde--if it even
> Hi, All,
> I received a question from a relative of mine requesting my assistance
> in finding a recording. I was the wrong person to ask as I have been
> focusing on the technical side of ARSC-land, but I know many of you
> focus on the content side, so I hope someone would have some ideas. FYI,
> my relative is a forensic pathologist.
> "I have just written a paper about one of my pathology heroes, James
> Homer Wright, the founding pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital
> in Boston."
> "Wright married Aagot Lunde, a Norwegian contralto, who moved to Boston
> circa 1890 and performed extensively in Boston and New York City, and
> also around the US, especially in cities with large numbers of resident
> Scandinavians. She mostly sang Norwegian, Swedish, or other Scandinavian
> music, usually at small venues but occasionally large ones.
> "Wright and Lunde were married on Christmas Day in 1901. After that,
> she became a socialite and only performed occasionally, usually at
> charity events.
> "Do you know whether there any kind of database that might be able to
> tell me whether there is any recording of Aagot Lunde that is extant?
> She sometimes performed with her sister Sigrid Lunde, a soprano."
> THANKS in advance, and Happy New Year!
Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask]
Aurora, Ontario, Canada 647 479 2800
Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.