Jenny Lind

Standard Name: Lind, Jenny


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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
Her father, Arthur Duke Coleridge, was a lawyer with a love for opera. He decided not to pursue singing professionally because of the moral irregularities of theatrical life, but continued to sing for pleasure.
Stanford, Donald E., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 19. Gale Research.
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Rigby
ER appeared in public as Mrs Eastlake for the first time at the house of Lady Davy , where she was introduced to Augusta Ada Byron (Byron's daughter) and to Thackeray . At London parties...
Friends, Associates Geraldine Jewsbury
GJ entered the social scene of the capital with several connections already made. Her London friends included members of the Kingsley and Rossetti families, feminist reformer Frances Power Cobbe , author John Ruskin , Samuel Carter
Leisure and Society Anna Atkins
AA was active in society: she played the piano, attended the opera when Jenny Lind appeared, and went to the Great Exhibition.
Atkins, Anna, and John George Children. Memoir of J. G. Children, Esq. Privately printed by J. B. Nichols and Sons.
299, 296, 305
Leisure and Society Eliza Lynn Linton
In London, Eliza Lynn drank in artistic life. She championed the singing of Jenny Lind against those who preferred Alboni or Malibran. She performed for Samuel Laurence the role of uninformed art critic or foolometer...
Travel Elizabeth Rigby
In September 1881, ER was staying with Jenny Lind at a country house near Tonbridge. The next autumn she was in the country again, this time in Yarmouth.
Rigby, Elizabeth. “Preface and Memoirs”. Journals and Correspondence of Lady Eastlake, edited by Charles Eastlake Smith, J. Murray, p. Various pages.
2: 272, 277


May 1847: David Joy designed a popular high-pressure...

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May 1847

David Joy designed a popular high-pressure engine; the first one of which was called Jenny Lind after the popular singer, leading these locomotives to be known as Jennies.

4 May 1847: Jenny Lind, the Swedish Nightingale, gave...

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4 May 1847

Jenny Lind , the Swedish Nightingale, gave her first London performance at Her Majesty's Theatre .

1883-1886: Jenny Lind, or the Swedish Nightingale, taught...

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Jenny Lind , or the Swedish Nightingale, taught singing at the Royal College of Music .


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