Clara Butt

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  • The song has been recorded by many artists, including John McCormack and Clara Butt.
  • Elgar created a separate song, which was first performed by Madame Clara Butt in June 1902.
  • It is a song for soprano voice, the title page advertising that it was sung by Madame Clara Butt.
  • Another of his mother's associates was Clara Butt, who taught him to sing "Abide with Me" when he was a boy of six.
  • Musical stars Clara Butt and Nellie Melba entertained the island's guests.
  • Dame Clara Butt also performed in the venue.
  • Gramophone recordings survive of his contemporaries Clara Butt and Frances Alda performing his songs.
  • Dame Clara Butt recorded the song several times, and many famous singers recorded it, including Enrico Caruso in 1912.
  • Sussex contralto Clara Butt was the first person to perform Elgar's Land of Hope and Glory.
  • The song was written for Clara Butt and first performed by her in the Royal Albert Hall on 28 June 1914.
  • Nearby North Stoke was the home of Dame Clara Butt, who was buried locally in 1936.
  • However, the concerts were worth while, and when Clara Butt or some other world-famed artist came along, we did not mind being late for dinner, the dishes of which were never a surprise if you remembered the day of the week. Cited from "Over There" with the Australians, by R. Hugh Knyvett
  • Her interest in opera was sparked by gramophone records of Nellie Melba and Clara Butt.
  • Upon graduating from the Royal College of Music, Sheila won the Dame Clara Butt Award for being the best soprano of her year.
  • His father was a well-known singing teacher whose students included Eva Turner and Clara Butt, and he was also a director of the Bristol Madrigal Society.
  • He was first known for his performances of Oratorio, but following his marriage to the well-known contralto singer Clara Butt, he toured with her throughout the English-speaking world singing repertoire of a more popular type.
  • On 26 June 1900 he married the contralto singer Clara Butt - they had one daughter and two sons before Clara died in 1936.
  • Robinson frequently used the house for entertaining, hosting performances by singers Nellie Melba and Clara Butt at the house.
  • In later life, Clara Butt was dogged by tragedies.
  • After his marriage to Clara Butt he performed with her in concerts of a more popular kind - they performed "Grand Concerts" at the Royal Albert Hall in London and in tours all over the English-speaking world.
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