Milo Miloradovich



Competition Winner

Born: January 21, 1897 (Spokane, Washington)

Died: October 27, 1972 (New York, NY)

Milo Miloradovich, soprano, was also a cookbook author, and investment consultant. An American of Russian descent, her grandfather, Count Miloradovich, was Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Army, and it was to his memory that Tchaikovsky dedicated the "1812 Overture."

She studied music with Conal O'Cuire Quirke and Norwegian mezzo-soprano Marta Sandal. She traveled to Europe and made her debut at the Royal Opera of Liege in Belgium. Returning to the US she continued her studies in Spokane and in 1918 continued her career under the name of Emily Miloradovich.

In 1919, she moved to New York, where she performed as Maria Milo. In January 1930 she performed in Das Rheingold in Philadelphia and Metropolitan Opera. In 1931, she sang with the Chautauqua Opera Company. Miloradovich was named a winner in the 1932 Walter W. Naumburg Foundation Competition. Throughout the 1930s, she performed in New York as a concert singer, singing at the Metropolitan Operaa and appearing in orchestral concerts and recitals.

Later she became a cookbook author: The Art of fish dishes (1949), Growing and Using Herbs and Spices (1952) and Cooking with Herbs and Spices (1950).

In the 1950s, she entered investment counseling with R.W. Pressprich & Co., later joining the Fiduciary Trust Company of New York (later a division of Franklin Templeton).

Ms. Miloradovich wss a director of the the Norcross Wild Life Foundation, a member of the Advertising Women's Bond Club of New York and the Herb Society of America.


1932 Naumburg Competition

First Prize

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