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.

Biography[edit]

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.

Family[edit]

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 links[edit]

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