Eleanor Robson Belmont (1879-1979)
Last updated: 13.02.21
p_belmonter.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Eleanor Elise Robson Belmont was an English actress and prominent public figure in the United States born in Wigan, Lancashire.
She started her stage career in 1896 in San Francisco and then worked in stock companies from Honolulu to Milwaukee before making her New York debut in 1900 as Bonita, the ranchman's daughter in Augustus Thomas's Arizona. George Bernard Shaw wrote Major Barbara for her, but contractual problems prevented her from playing the role..
She retired from the stage in 1910 and became involved in the Metropolitan Opera Association as the first woman on the board of directors. She also she founded the Metropolitan Opera Guild.
She died in New York City.
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 3 songs sung by Eleanor Robson Belmont who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
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sm15.gif Salomy Jane (1907) Joel P. Corin Eleanor Robson Belmont (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Kiss Me Goodnight Dear Love (1904) Malcolm Williams Israel Zangwill (words)
Eleanor Robson Belmont (sung by)
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sm15.gif Merely Mary Ann (1904) Malcolm Williams Eleanor Robson Belmont (sung by) wvicon.gif