Lina Abarbanell (1879-1963)
Last updated: 02.09.21
p_abarbanell.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Lina Abarbanell was a German-American soprano singer born in Berlin, Germany .
She performed in grand and light opera and musical comedy making her debut at sixteen at the Neues Theatre, Berlin in 1895. Her American career started in 1905 as the soubrette in the Johann Strauss operetta Frühlingsluft (Spring Air). And made opera history s Hänsel in The Met's debut production of Engelbert Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel. She remained in America performing on Broadway and at venues across America. She left the stage in 1934 but remained active over virtually the remainder of her life as a Broadway casting director, producer, and stage director.

On a personal note, many apologies to Lina Abarbanell for having her listed here as a pub singer - such are the vagaries of my classification and categorisation schemes!!
Of interest is her rendition of The Call of Love (1913) music: Harold Orlob words: Will B. Johnstone.
Websites:
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 18 songs sung by Lina Abarbanell who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
sm15.gif Birth of Passion (1910) Karl L. Hoschna Otto Hauerbach (words)
Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif Butterfly (1910), The Karl L. Hoschna Otto Hauerbach (words)
Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Every Little Movement (1910) Karl L. Hoschna Otto Harbach (words)
Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
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sm15.gif I Want to Play House With You (1910) Karl L. Hoschna Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif I'll Build For You a Little Nest (1909) Karl L. Hoschna Otto Harbach [Hauerbach] (words)
Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif I'm All Right! (1910) Karl L. Hoschna Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif I'm Looking For a Financier (1910) Karl L. Hoschna Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif Kiss You Gave (1910), The Karl L. Hoschna Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif Madame Sherry (1910) Karl L. Hoschna Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif Theophilus (1910) Karl L. Hoschna Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif  Uncle Says I Musn't So I Won't (1910) Karl L. Hoschna Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif Won't Some One Take Me Home? (1910) Karl L. Hoschna Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif Call of Love (1913), The Harold Orlob Will B. Johnstone (words)
Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif Florabella (1916) Milton E. Schwarzwald Earl Carroll (words)
Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif Give Me All of You (1915) Milton E. Schwarzwald Earl Carroll (words)
Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Good Day, Good Night! (1916) Milton E. Schwarzwald Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif Selection From the Melodies of Milton E. Schwarzald in the Operetta Flora Bella (1917) Milton E. Schwarzwald Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)
sm15.gif You're the Girl (1916) Milton E. Schwarzwald Victor L Schertzinger (words)
Lina Abarbanell (perf. by)