Story: Buckman, Rosina

Soprano Rosina Buckman as Madame Butterfly

Soprano Rosina Buckman as Madame Butterfly

Rosina Buckman's superb performances as Madame Butterfly in the Puccini opera of that name were said to be 'a revelation' to audiences at Covent Garden in London following the First World War.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, J. M. Thomson Collection (PAColl-6288)
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Photograph by Elliott & Fry

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How to cite this page:

Peter Downes. 'Buckman, Rosina', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)