Emma Eames


Emma Eames Famous memorial

Death 13 Jun 1952 (aged 86)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 27658710 View Source

Singer, Actress. Emma Eames was an Opera Soprano. Raised in Portland and Bath Maine, she attended school in Boston, Mass. where she studied with the famous teacher Mathilde Marchesi. In 1889 she debuted at the Paris Opera playing the role of the heroine in "Romeo et Juliet" for many performances. In 1891, she debuted at the Metropolitan Opera in New York playing the same role and where she would have the most acclaim. She made appearances at the Royal Opera House in London and toured in concerts around the United States, finally retiring from the business in 1916. In 1929 Emma Eames wrote an autobiography "Some Memories and Reflections." Seven years later, in 1936, she relocated to New York where she became a renowned vocal instructor. Emma Eames was married twice but had no children.

Bio by: Kathi Scribner

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  • Originally Created by: Kathi Scribner
  • Added: 18 Jun 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 27658710
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Eames (13 Aug 1865–13 Jun 1952), Find a Grave Memorial ID 27658710, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .