Ernestine Schumann-Heink

Ernestine Schumann-Heink, née Rössler (15 June 1861 – 17 November 1936), was a celebrated Austrian, later American, operatic contralto, noted for the size, beauty, tonal richness, flexibility and wide range of her voice.

Read more about Ernestine Schumann-Heink:  Early Life, Early Career, International Career, Charitable Work and Community Support, Later Years, Death

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Ernestine Schumann-Heink - Death
... Schumann-Heink died on 17 November 1936 of leukemia in Hollywood, California ... Her remains are interred at Greenwood Memorial Park in San Diego ...