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Comedian and mezzo-soprano Terka Lyon (1888-1986) as Concepción (“L’Heure espagnole”) for the creation at the Monnaie, 1921: The unexpected operatic career

A comedian at the Variétés (Charleroi), she excelled in impersonations and trouser roles. Albert Carré recommended her to the Monnaie where she debuted there after WW1 as a mezzo and soprano. She settled in France, where she pursued her acting and singing career. She left a recording legacy.