Heinrich, Julia


Contemporary American contralto singer, specially successful in concert and recital work. She was born at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; daughter of Max Heinrich, the celebrated singer and teacher; her mother, born Anna Schubert, was also a professional singer. She received most of her instruction from her parents but studied one year in Berlin. Her first public appearance was in Boston in 1897. She has toured extensively in this country in recital work. She sings principally the German classics, is heard also in oratorio, appears in recitals with her father, singing with him and playing accompaniments to his melodramas.