The Resource Florence Foster Jenkins, (ebook)

Florence Foster Jenkins, (ebook)

Label
Florence Foster Jenkins
Title
Florence Foster Jenkins
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Madame Jenkins couldn't carry a tune in a bucket: despite that, in 1944 at the age of 76, she played Carnegie Hall to a capacity audience and had celebrity fans by the score. Her infamous 1940s recordings are still highly-prized today. In his well-researched and thoroughly entertaining biography, Darryl W. Bullock tells of Florence Foster Jenkins meteoric rise to success and the man who stood beside her, through every sharp note. Florence was ridiculed for her poor control of timing, pitch, and tone, and terrible pronunciation of foreign lyrics, but the sheer entertainment value of her caterwauling packed out theatres around the United States, with the 'singer' firmly convinced of her own talent, partly thanks to the devoted attention for her husband and manager St Clair Bayfield. Her story is one of triumph in the face of adversity, courage, conviction and of the belief that with dedication and commitment a true artist can achieve anything
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Midwest
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Bullock, Darryl W
Dewey number
  • 782.1092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • hoopla digital
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  • Jenkins, Florence Foster
  • Women singers
  • Singers
  • Socialites
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Florence Foster Jenkins, (ebook)
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Publication
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781468314090
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12462798
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12462798
System control number
MWT12462798
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Florence Foster Jenkins, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781468314090
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12462798
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12462798
System control number
MWT12462798
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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