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date: 20 November 2019

Albani [married name Gye], Dame Emma [née Marie Louise Cécile Emma Lajeunesse]locked

(1847–1930)
  • John Rosselli

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Albani [married name Gye], Dame Emma [née Marie Louise Cécile Emma Lajeunesse] (1847–1930), singer, was born on 1 November 1847 at Chambly, Quebec, Canada, one of three surviving children of Joseph Lajeunesse, organist, and his wife, Mélina Mignault (d. 1856)...

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