Thursby, Emma Cecilia, 1845-1931

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American soprano.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 22 February 1908], to Mr. & Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler, 1908 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270677710

Emma Cecilia Thursby (1845-1931) was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Jane Bennett and John Barnes Thursby. Her siblings were Alice, John, Louis, and Ina. A singer of international reputation, Emma also taught a number of sucessful pupils and was active with the Green Acre religious and philosophical community.

From the description of Emma Thursby papers, 1706-1940 (bulk 1880-1920). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476922130

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referencedIn Meyer, Julius Edward. Account book, 1858-1899. © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Van Cott, Mae. Biography of Emma Thursby (1845-1931) : typescript. Brooklyn Historical Society
creatorOf Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. Autographs collected and letters received by Lydia Avery Coonley Ward, 1705, 1785, 1848, 1861-1922 (bulk 1861-1922). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Richard Aldrich papers, 1842-1956 (inclusive), 1883-1938 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Thursby, Emma Cecilia, 1845-1931. Emma Thursby papers, 1706-1940 (bulk 1880-1920). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn The Love Family Papers, 1850-1960 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
creatorOf Thursby, Emma, 1845-1931. Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 22 February 1908], to Mr. & Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler, 1908 Feb. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Cased Photograph File, [1840-ongoing] © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Photographs, prints, and drawings, ca. 1600-1936 (bulk: 1861-1936) Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Johnson, Adelaide, 1859-1955. Papers of Adelaide Johnson, 1873-1947. Library of Congress
referencedIn Adelaide Johnson Papers, 1873-1947 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Photographs of theatrical performers, 1862-1982. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Love family. The Love family papers, 1850-1960 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf McCall, Virginia,. Letters and photographs of musicians and actors, 1879-1950. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Van Cott, Mae. Biography of Emma Thursby (1845-1931) : typescript. Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Houseworth's Celebrities: Theater Portraits [graphic], ca. 1875-1885 Bancroft Library
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Relation Name
associatedWith Aldrich, Richard, 1863-1937 person
associatedWith Bennett family. family
associatedWith Bull, Ole, 1810-1880. person
associatedWith Bull, Olea. person
associatedWith Bull, Sara Chapman Thorp, 1850-1911. person
associatedWith Farmer, Sarah J., 1847-1916. person
associatedWith Flagler, Harry Harkness, person
associatedWith Garden, Mary, 1874-1967. person
associatedWith Green Acre Fellowship. corporateBody
associatedWith Houseworth, Thomas, 1829-1915 person
associatedWith Jackson, May Howard, 1877-1931. person
associatedWith Johnson, Adelaide, 1859-1955. person
associatedWith Love family. family
associatedWith Lucy Prindle Love and Helen Love Scranton person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith McCall, Virginia, person
associatedWith Meyer, Julius Edward. person
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. corporateBody
associatedWith Nordica, Lillian, 1857-1914. person
associatedWith Okakura, Kakuzō, 1862-1913. person
associatedWith Ovington, Jeannie. person
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Rudersdorff, Erminia. person
associatedWith Strakosch, Moritz, d. 1887. person
associatedWith Thursby, Alice, 1843-1886. person
associatedWith Thursby family. family
associatedWith Thursby, Ina Love, b. 1855. person
associatedWith Thursby, Jane Bennett, d. 1884. person
associatedWith Thursby, John Barnes, 1820-1859. person
associatedWith Van Cott family. family
associatedWith Vivekananda, Swami, 1863-1902. person
associatedWith Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
India
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Europe
New York (N.Y.)
United States
Subject
Concert agents
Women singers
Singing
Finance, Personal
Art, East Asian
Singing--Instruction and study
Philosophy, Indic
Music trade
Concert tours
Occupation
Singers
Activity

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Birth 1845-02-21

Death 1931-07-04

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