Thanks, Mickey and all for your assistance. Cheers, Richard On 2019-01-02 6:52 p.m., Mickey Clark wrote: > Richard - this link is to a reference to her online, from the Musical > Courier-Mickey > > https://books.google.ca/books?id=WY9CAQAAMAAJ&pg=RA13-PA4&lpg=RA13-PA4&dq=aagot+lunde+contralto+vocal&source=bl&ots=sLnwh2ttco&sig=WyN4ESjiwuk-gWRt5NIj2RDFYJE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiK-YH0o9DfAhXL31QKHZ6EDoIQ6AEwCHoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=aagot%20lunde%20&f=false > > > -----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 > exists > > 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! > > Cheers, > > Richard > > -- Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask] Aurora, Ontario, Canada 647 479 2800 http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.