Soprano Angèle Van Loo (1881-1960) as Franzi (“A Waltz Dream”), Théâtre de la Bourse, Brussels, 1918: The indispensable artist

A distinguished soprano, she created Flemish and English operettas and musicals and toured Europe, North Africa, Canada, Brazil, Mexico and Uruguay. Remembered for her astute financial abilities and benefactor during WW1 and WW2. She established an opera company, putting her safety at risk. She left a recording legacy.