Marguerite Hawkins



Competition Winner

Marguerite Hawkins, soprano, was a winner of the Walter W. Naumburg Comptition in 1931.

Excerpt from The New York Times review, December 13, 1931

Marguerite Hawkins Sings

Soprano, Winner of Naumburg Prize, Makes Her Debut

"opened her recital with eighteenth century music, including Mozart's Deh vieni non tarder from Le Nozze di Figaro, Paradies's Quel ruscelletto and Durante's Danza, danza, fanciulla gentile. Her next group consisted of German lieder -- two songs of Schumann, Mahler's Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht? They were followed by Una voce poca fa from Rossini's The Barber of Seville, and four French songs, Delibes's Passepied and Les Filles de Cadiz, Staub's L'Heure Silencieuse and Duparc's Chanson Triste. The concluding group in English, ranged from Grieg to Hageman." H.H.


1931 Naumburg Competition

First Prize

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