The Artist Birthday Series

Florence Foster Jenkins

Today’s Artist Birthday: Florence Foster Jenkins Florence Foster Jenkins (July 19, 1868 – November 26, 1944) was an American socialite and amateur operatic soprano who was known and ridiculed for her lack of rhythm, pitch, and tone, her aberrant pronunciation, and her generally poor singing ability. Nascina Florence Foster was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, the… Read More Florence Foster Jenkins