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Born Paris, 14 Augusat 1886.

Died Long Melford, 25 June 1971.

English soprano.

Mignon Nevada sang widely in Europe, including appearances at La Scala Milan. She studied with her mother, the American-born soprano Emma Nevada (1859-1940), and made her debut as Rosina in 1908, in Rome. Her first London appearance was at Covent Garden in Beecham's 1910 season.

Having spent several seasons under Beecham's management, she did transfer to BNOC, but only stayed for the 1922 season.

Roles in Scotland

Konstanze a Spanish lady
Entführung aus dem Serail 1917
Marguerite
Faust 1922
Mimì a seamstress
Bohème 1922
Nedda Canio's wife
Pagliacci 1922
Pamina daughter of the Queen of Night
Zauberflöte 1922

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