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ETHEL FENTON (Contralto)
THE GERSHOM PARKINGTON QUINTET CECILE CHAMINADE, one of the first Frenchwomen to win an important place in the world of Composition, is also a brilliant pianist. She was composing already at the age of eight and was only eighteen when she gave her first concert. Many of her songs and smaller pianoforte pieces enjoy a wide popularity, though her larger works, with the possible exception of the Ballet Callirhöe, have not been so successful.THOUGH it can never be quite literally true that a man who was one day poor and struggling, woke the next morning to find himself famous, it is as nearly true of Mascagni and his Opera Cavalleria, as of anyone in history. The Opera was an immediate and triumphant success all over tho world, and has ever since remained a favourite. Popular as many of its tunes are, the 'Intermezzo' must be one of the very best-known pieces in existence.


Ethel Fenton

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