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A Fair Daughter Of Ann Arbor

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Parent Issue
Day
1
Month
August
Year
1902
Copyright
Public Domain
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The Detroit Free Press says: "It may interest Detroiters to know that Miss Emma Daisy Burke, of Plttsbcrg, Pa., whose singing was one of the pleasant features of the banquet given in honor of Judge Byron S. Waite, was born and reared in Ann Arbor. Miss Burke is a gradĂșate of the University School of Music at Ann Arbor and later studied three years with Pipf. Mehan while located In Detroit and later in Pittsburg. She is the soprano soloist in the Point Breeze Presbyterian church of Pittsburg, and first soprano of the Pittsburg Ariel quartet. "The press notiees in the Pittsburg papers of iMiss Burke's singing are most flattering and enthusiastic. Her voice is powerful, full of feellng, and her tone production is excellent, and to this are added youth, beauty and a fine stage presence. "The Concert Goer, of Xew York city, says: 'Miss Burke is a vocalist of marked ability, possessing a voice of power and beauty. Her singing of dramatic passages was positively thrilling, and her work during the evening was enthusiastically received.' "As is her custom Miss Burke is now spending her vacation at different resorts in Michigan. Her many friends and admirers in this locality take a just pvide in her aceomplisbments as a professional artiste and will watch with niuch interest her future career."