opera singer

Margaret Ritchie (opera singer)

This article is about the opera singer. For the Northern Ireland politician, see Margaret Ritchie (politician).

Margaret Ritchie (1903–69) was an English soprano who sang opera, oratorio and song. She created a number of operatic roles. In 1946 she was the first Lucia in The Rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten, and in 1947 she was the first Miss Wordsworth in the same composer's Albert Herring.

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