Florence Hinkle

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Florence Hinkle Witherspoon
Florence Hinkle (1885-1933) in 1917.jpg
Born Florence Hinkle
(1885-06-22)June 22, 1885
Columbia, Pennsylvania
Died April 19, 1933(1933-04-19) (aged 47)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Occupation Opera singer (soprano)
Spouse(s) Herbert Witherspoon

Florence Hinkle (June 22, 1885 - April 19, 1933) was an operatic soprano.


She was born on June 22, 1885 in Columbia, Pennsylvania. She toured with the Metropolitan Opera Company, and in 1915, appeared in Richmond, Virginia.[1] In 1919, she appeared at Aeolian Hall (Manhattan).[2] She died on April 19, 1933 in Cincinnati, Ohio.


On June 20, 1916 in Manhattan she married Herbert Witherspoon, he had been previously married.[3] Her widower died in 1935 after being named as the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera to replace Giulio Gatti-Casazza.[4] His will set aside money for the Library of Congress to buy musical manuscripts in her name.[5]


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External video
American Soprano Florence Hinkle ~ Good-bye (1913)