Margaret Ismay

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Margaret Ismay
Alma mater Royal Academy of Music
Occupation Opera singer
Years active fl. 1910–
Awards Gilbert Betjemann Prize

Margaret Ismay was an opera singer.[1] While a student at the Royal Academy of Music, she was awarded the Academy's Gilbert Betjemann Prize "for operatic singing" in 1909.[1][2] She later had the medal converted into a coin watch by Cartier.[1]

She appeared in The Balkan Princess in 1910.

In 2013 her great-nephew showed the medal on an episode of the BBC's Antiques Roadshow.[1]

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