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date: 14 October 2019

Jenkins, Florence Foster [née Foster, Nascina Florence] (b Wilkes-Barre, PA, 19 July 1868; d New York, NY, 26 Nov 1944). Amateur soprano. 

The Grove Dictionary of American Music
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Born Nascina Florence Foster, she was married briefly to a doctor, Frank Thornton Jenkins. A significant inheritance following her father's ...

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