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Lucy Foreau.

A real photograph postcard featuring a 1909 photograph of Lucy Foreau.

 

Soprano Lucy Foreau [Lucy Isnardon] was born in 1880 and made her debut as 'Venus' in Wagner's opera Tannhäuser on 12th April 1908 [under the name of Foreau] at the Paris Opera.

 

She sang the role of 'Cassandre' in the first complete Les Troyens for the Grand Opéra in Paris [produced in one evening as Berlioz had wished] on 10th June 1921

 

# Photograph by the Charles-Louis Klary [born in Belgium - real name Graindepice]

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Taken sometime in 1909