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 Ruby May “Jeanne” Gordon

Ruby May “Jeanne” Gordon

Birth
Wallaceburg, Chatham-Kent Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Death 22 Feb 1952 (aged 68)
Macon, Macon County, Missouri, USA
Burial Wallaceburg, Chatham-Kent Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Plot 819
Memorial ID 79520506 · View Source
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Ruby "Jeanne" Gordon was a Canadian opera singer active during the early 1900s.
Ruby got her big break in July 1919. She was called to New York and offered a three year Metropolitan Opera contract by Giulio Gatti-Casazza. Shortly after signing her contract she changed her name to "Jeanne" Gordon. Her debut performance was as Azucena in Il trovatore. In 1919 she created the roles of the Fairy and Mme Berlingot in L'oiseau bleu by Albert Wolff in its world premiere. She made guest appearances with the Opéra de Monte-Carlo in 1928. In 1908 married Ralph K. Trix of Detroit,but left him in 1917.


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  • Created by: Gleek
  • Added: 29 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79520506
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruby May “Jeanne” Gordon (26 Jan 1884–22 Feb 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79520506, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg, Chatham-Kent Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Gleek (contributor 47204949) .