Albani Madame Emma
Albani, Madame Emma, a well-known singer, born about 1847, of French Canadian descent, her family name being La Jeunesse. She made her debut at Albany, U.S.A., whence, perhaps, she took her professional name. Her first appearance at the Italian Opera, Covent Garden, was in 1872, since which date she has been one of the most popular artistes on the operatic stage. She married, in 1878, Mr. Gye, of the Royal Italian Opera.