Fremstad, Olive Nayan
Fremstad, Olive Nayan, 1871-1951, Swedish-American soprano; pupil of Lilli Lehmann. She came to the United States as a child. After her European debut (Cologne, 1895), she sang contralto roles until she returned to the United States to sing dramatic soprano parts at the Metropolitan Opera, New York (1903-14). She retired in 1920.
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