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Fanny Jane Davis

Taken in USA in .

Born Fanny Jane Davis in New Zealand, she later took the stage name Frances Alda and was a renowned operatic soprano in Europe and America. She regularly sang with Enrico Caruso. This photo advertise ... show more

Born Fanny Jane Davis in New Zealand, she later took the stage name Frances Alda and was a renowned operatic soprano in Europe and America. She regularly sang with Enrico Caruso.

This photo advertises her Victor Red Seal Record, "Daddy" - sold for $1.25. She's holding a dog and her purse while standing on board a ship!

Photo courtesy the Library of Congress, Bain News Service

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