Vere, Clementine Duchene de


Singer; born in Paris. Her father was a Belgian nobleman and her mother an English lady. She studied under Mme. Albertini-Baucarde at Florence, and there made her first appearance at sixteen years of age. She made a successful concert tour of the leading cities in Italy, France, Spain, Mexico and Australia, and was especially well received in Berlin, London and the United States. In New York she was a member of the Abbey  and Grau Company. Her voice is a rich soprano, very powerful and particularly brilliant in coloring. Her principal parts are Marguerite in Berlioz's Faust, Violetta, Marguerite de Valois, Ophelia, Lucia, and Dinorah.