Margaret Burke Sheridan
 

 

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Margaret Burke Sheridan 1889-1958

Born in Castlebar, County Mayo. She performed at Covent Garden and La Scala, worked with Toscanini and Barbirolli, was praised by Puccini as the ideal Butterfly, and many considered her to be one of the greatest sopranos of all time. She is buried in Dublin.

Further information and directions to the grave are to be found in "Dead and Buried in Dublin - An Illustrated Guide to the Historic Graves of Dublin.  Click here to order a copy of this book