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Interrupted Melody – The Story of My Life

Biography & autobiography


by
Marjorie Lawrence

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 3.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This is the autobiography of Marjorie Florence Lawrence, an Australian soprano, noted for her interpretations of Richard Wagner’s operas. She was the first soprano to perform the immolation scene in Gotterdammerung by riding her horse into the flames as Wagner had intended. In 1941, at the height of her career, Lawrence contracted polio and lost the use of her legs. Despite this she persevered and continued her career and became known world wide. A wonderful story of determination and overcoming difficulties of disability.

This is the autobiography of Marjorie Florence Lawrence, an Australian soprano, noted for her interpretations of Richard Wagner’s operas. She was the first soprano to perform the immolation scene in Gotterdammerung by riding her horse into the flames as Wagner had intended. In 1941, at the height of her career, Lawrence contracted polio and lost the use of her legs. Despite this she persevered and continued her career and became known world wide. A wonderful story‚Ķ (more)

This is the autobiography of Marjorie Florence Lawrence, an Australian soprano, noted for her interpretations of Richard Wagner’s operas. She was the first soprano to perform the immolation scene in Gotterdammerung by riding her horse into the flames as Wagner had intended. In 1941, at the height of her career, Lawrence contracted polio and lost the use of her legs. Despite this she persevered and continued her career and became known world wide. A wonderful story of determination and overcoming difficulties of disability.

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