Mezzo-soprano Yetty Martens (1915-2004) as Geneviève (“Pelléas et Mélisande”) her debut role, Monnaie, 1944: The sophisticated singer

Few artists could challenge her musicality, beautiful voice and eclectic styles in ancient music, oratorio, chamber music, opera and contemporary works. Member of the Pro Musica Antiqua ensemble founded by Stafford Cape. Nearsighted, she was only guided on the stage by sheer instinct!  She left a recording legacy. See tribute (in French): http://www.musimem.com/martens.htm