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Nermi-Egounoff, Maria (b 1899)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 885
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Nermi-Egounoff, Maria (b 1899)
Date(s): 1938-1990
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 folder
Name of creator(s): Egounoff | Maria | Nermi- | b 1899 | opera singer


Administrative/Biographical history:

Maria Nermi-Egounoff, opera singer, was born in Budapest in 1899 where she graduated from the Franz Liszt Academy. She was a member of the former Royal Opera House in Budapest, Volksoperhaus in Vienna and Staatopersänger in Germany until 1933. She came to London, December 1937 and married in 1940.


Scope and content/abstract:

Copies of the papers of Maria Nermi-Egounoff, opera singer, 1938-1990, including Nermi-Egounoff's cv, replete with press cuttings of reviews of her work; short biographies of British residents of Hungarian extraction who were anti-Semitic; newspaper articles and biographical notes.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Original order

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

Finding aids:

Detailed description on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by Maria Nermi Egounoff, 1990.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Mar 2008

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