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 Kitty McNeill

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Kitty McNeill

  • Original Name Katherine Hoffman
  • Birth 1860
  • Death 23 Apr 1937
  • Burial Mount Morris, Ogle County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Block 6 Lot 10
  • Memorial ID 9349007

Opera Singer. The daughter of Dr. Francis A. McNeill and Barbara (Wagner) McNeill, she married Dr. Walter Hoffman in 1900. She studied voice in Chicago, Boston, and Paris and made her debut in America with John A. McPaul Opera Company, with which she sang several seasons. She was also with the Tavaray Opera Company, with Jules Levy, the Innes Band and the Metropolitan Opera Company. She possed a rich, and powerful contralto of wide range and great sweetness. She was professionally known as "Kitty" McNeill. She lived in Honolulu, Hawaii after her marriage then in Chicago in latter years.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: David Lee Zellers
  • Added: 21 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9349007
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kitty McNeill (1860–23 Apr 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9349007, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Mount Morris, Ogle County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .