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Jeanne Bourdon, opera singer
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Jeanne Bourdon (career dates ca. 1909-1930) - French soprano
Jeanne Bourdon made her Paris Opera debut as Brunehilde in Ernest Reyer's opera "Sigurd" on 6 December 1909. The attractive French soprano continued to sing the part of Brunehilde as she is shown at Theatre de l'Opera, Palais Garnier in August, 1925 and in that same role at Opera de Monte Carlo from 4 to 8 February, 1930. In concert at Theatre de L'Exposition des Arts Decoratif with Andre Pascal she sang "Air de Fidelio" by Beethoven, fragments of "Daphnis & Chloe" by Ravel, and "Le Crepuscule des diex" by Wagner in November, 1925. Boudon's voice is available on recordings singing arias from Halery's "LaJuive: Il Va Venir and Gounod's "Faust."
(Kindly contributed by T. Max Hochstetler, June 2007)