Lena Geyer

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Opera star from the 1936 novel Of Lena Geyer by Marcia Davenport, daughter of real opera star Alma Gluck.

A German prodigy, she sings her way to the top of the opera world, studying under real opera singer Lilli Lehmann and real composer/conductor Gustav Mahler in the early 1900's.

The novel was turned into an episode (16 June 1952) of anthology television series Robert Montgomery Presents, where she was played by real opera singer Mimi Benzell.

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