Lizete Iesmiņa-Mihelsone

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Lizete Iesmiņa-Mihelsone (23 September 1872 – 3 July 1934) was a Latvian actress and opera singer.[1]

Iesmiņa-Mihelsone was born in Lielbērze, Russian Empire. At the age of 15, she began singing at the Jelgava Church Choir, from 1889 at the Latvian Society Choir in Jelgava.[2] Her career as an actress and soprano stretched over almost 30 years; 1895–1918 at the Riga Latvian Theatre, and then for some years at the Latvian National Theatre. She was married to architect Aleksandrs Mihelsons. Iesmiņa-Mihelsone died in Riga, Latvia, and is buried at the Forest Cemetery in Riga.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Niedra, Māra (1999). Teātris un kino biogrāfijās, 1. sējums (A–J) [Theatre and cinema biographies, 1st volume (A–J)]. Enciklopēdija "Latvija un latvieši" (in Latvian). Riga: Preses nams. p. 414. ISBN 9984-00-331-0. OCLC 43674999. 
  2. ^ "Ievērojami cilvēki Jelgavas novadā" (in Latvian). Jelgavas Zinātniskā bibliotēka. Retrieved 2010-10-16.