A Coal Miner's Daughter: The Musical Journey of Marie Montain (Mary C. Carbone, 1914-2004)

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Genealogy, History, Older Adults


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Mary, who changed her stage name to Marie Montain, was born in 1914 in a coal camp called Carneyville, near Sheridan, Wyoming. As a daughter of recent Italian immigrants, Mary found her love of music and made a splendid career as a violinist and opera singer. She trained at the Lamont School of Music in Denver as well as prestigious conservatories in Rome and Naples and eventually went on to sing and travel with the Philadelphia Opera Company. Come and check out this exciting program. 

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