22 – Scottish soprano and seductress Mary Garden (1874-1967) as an eerie Katyusha in Franco Alfano’s “Resurrection”, Chicago Civic Opera, season 1925-1926.

The creator of “Pelléas et Mélisande”, she embodied vocal magnificence and refinement, remaining closely associated with “opéra-comique”. Katyusha was a triumph shared with Belgian tenor Fernand Ansseau (1890-1972) as Dimitri. She left a recording legacy.

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