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Birthplace of Ellen Beach Yaw

1868-1947

 
 
Birthplace of Ellen Beach Yaw Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
1. Birthplace of Ellen Beach Yaw Marker
Inscription. "Lark" Ellen Beach Yaw, world famous coloratura soprano, is credited with having sung the highest note ever achieved by the human voice. She was the first famous Metropolitan Opera singer to record her voice and later made several recordings for Thomas Edison.
 
Erected by Boston Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 37.748′ N, 78° 44.218′ W. Marker is in Boston, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Boston Cross Road (County Route 190) and Boston State Road, on the left when traveling east on Boston Cross Road. Touch for map. Marker is at the intersection with the old section of Boston State Road. Marker is four lots east of the through section of Boston State Road that cuts the old corner. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6869 Boston Cross Road, Boston NY 14025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Viet Nam War (within shouting distance of this marker); Boston, N.Y. War Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to the Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Church (about 600 feet away, measured
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
2. Westward
Towards the new through intersection with Boston State Road.
in a direct line); Boston's First Settler (approx. 1.6 miles away); Horton Hill (approx. 2.2 miles away); Home of Tallcut Patchin (approx. 2.7 miles away); Colden United Methodist Church (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ellen Beach Yaw - Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 4, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Ellen Beach Yaw sings Odolce concento (Mozart/ Paer) 1899 - You Tube. One of a number of Ellen Beach Yaw clips on You Tube (Submitted on February 4, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Birthplace of Ellen Beach Yaw image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
3. Birthplace of Ellen Beach Yaw
<i>Ellen Beach Yaw, full-length portrait, seated at piano, facing left</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1906
4. Ellen Beach Yaw, full-length portrait, seated at piano, facing left
For those who like to note such things, the sheet music in front of Ms. Yaw is Artistic Songs, published by Robert Cocks and Co. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   4. submitted on February 5, 2015.
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