Born: 25 July 1880

Died: 19 November 1951


  • Image - Amy Castles

    Description: Title: Amy Castles, three-quarters length portrait, seated at piano, facing left. Australian singer Abstract/medium: 1 photographic print. Source: Library of Congress Catalog: https://lccn.loc.gov/2005694666 Image download: https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/cph/3b40000/3b47000/3b47000/3b47006r.jpg Original url: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2005694666/ Author: George Grantham Bain Collection This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3b47006. Notes: Photo by Bain News Service, N.Y.C. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: BI; Shelf. Part of: Bain collection, Prints and Photographs division.

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  • Image - Amy Castles

    Description: Puccini's great opera, one of the most popular and still performed regularly, was written in 1904. After a disastrous start, with a too large soprano and a 3 Act score, Puccini re-wrote the opera and it became a hit. Amy Castles, an Australia dramatic soprano, had a career at the pinnacle of opera, singing in London, Vienna and New York, but also returning to Australia to tour and perfom. This photograph was taken of her during her perfomances of the Australian premiere of Madama Butterfly (or else is a local copy of a photograph she brought home, as noted below) Date: 1909 Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/statelibraryofnsw/12578047094/ Author: State Library of New South Wales collection

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  • Video - Amy Castles “To The Angels” composer Zardo (July 18, 1906) opera singer