Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic — Capital City Region
Translated, the marker reads: From 1908-1914 the Czech singer, Emmy Destinn, lived here.
Location. 50° 5.272′ N, 14° 24.281′ E. Marker is in Prague, Hlavní město Praha. Marker is on Malostranském náměstí. Touch for map. The marker location is by Kaiserštejnský Palace, on the Malostranském Náměstí (Lesser Town Square). The Malostranském Náměstí tram stop is right in front of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: Malostranském náměstí 37, Prague, Hlavní město Praha 118 00, Czech Republic.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ladislav Zelenka (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Michael the Brave (1558-1601) (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Jan Neruda (approx. half a kilometer away); The 25th of February, 1948 (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Josef Mysliveček (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); The Novotny Footbridge (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Church of St. Salvador (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Johannes Kepler (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prague.
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1. Reflections: Emmy Destin. Opera Gems’ webpage: “Emmy Destinn was one of the most sought-after singers before the Great War. She was a dramatic soprano with an exceptionally rich voice, power, great control and a singer with a passion for music. All these attributes led to remarkable achievements throughout her career. She sang at Bayreuth, London’s Covent Garden, Berlin’s Staatsoper, New York’s Metropolitan Opera and holds a prominent place in the history of opera....” (Submitted on October 9, 2009.)
2. Emmy Destin. Wikipedia.org's biography of....Includes pictures and sound files. (Submitted on October 9, 2009.)
3. Emmy Destin. The Kapralova Society's biography of.... (Submitted on October 9, 2009.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,456 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 9, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.