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Commemorative Plaques Record Details

Mary Garden (1874 - 1967)

Picture of the Palque

Location : 41 Dee Street

Area : Central Aberdeen

Plaque Type : Yellow

About Mary Garden : Opera Singer. Born in Aberdeen she trained in Paris, where she joined the Opera-Comique. She sang the lead role in Gustave Charpentier's opera Louise in 1900 and enjoyed unrivalled success until her retirement in 1934. Mary Garden will be remembered as the composer's choice to create the role of Melisande in Debussy's Pelleas et Melisande.