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Fides Devriès-Adler, soprano
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Fides DeVries-Adler (active 1880's) - American Soprano
Fides DeVries-Adler was born in New Orleans but gained her opera fame in Paris. She is reported to have created the role of Chimene for the Paris opening of Jules Massenet's opera, "Le Cid" at Opera Comique on 30 November 1885. Appearing with her in the lead role of Rodrigue was Jean de Reszkes. It is known that she had appeared in the "Le Cid" production in Madrid at Theatre Real in 1884. Devries-Adler reportly had great international career and was especially noted for her acting abilities.
(Kindly contributed by T. Max Hochstetler, June 2007)