The New International Encyclopædia/Adams, Suzanne

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ADAMS, Suzanne (1873—). An American lyric soprano. She was born in Cambridge, Mass., November 28, 1873. She studied with Marchesi in Paris, and made her début at the Paris Opera in 1894 as Juliette in Gounod's Roméo et Juliette. She remained at the Opera three years, then went to Nice. In the summer of 1898 she appeared at Covent Garden, London, and during the season of 1898-99 at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. In 1898 she was married to Leo Stern, the violoncellist. She has sung Juliette, Marguerite, Gilda, Queen in Les Huguenots, Queen of the Night in the Magic Flute, Mimi, Micaela, and other soprano rôles. Her voice is of beautiful quality and great compass, but is rather slender.