Margyl, Jane

BORN 17 Jul 1874, Paris - DIED 12 Aug 1907, Deuville, Calvados
BIRTH NAME Floriet de Margileray, Jeanne Clémence
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Cimetière des Batignolles, 8 rue Saint-Just (Division 01)

Jane Margyl was a mezzo-soprano. She performed at the Folies-Bergère in 1897 and debuted at the Opéra-Comique in Paris next to Emma Calvé in 1902. She debuted on 22 May 1905 at the Opera in Paris as Delilah in "Samson et Dalila" by Saint-Saëns. In 1906 she performed the parts of Amneris (in "Aida") and Fricka (in "Die Walküre) at the same house. Little is known of her further career.

After her death in 1934 she was buried at the Batignolles cemetery in Paris where François-Léon Sicard created her monument.


The grave of singer Jane Margyl at the Batignolles cemetery, Paris.
Picture by Androom (23 Aug 2001)


• Beyern, Bertrand, Guide des Cimetières en France, Le Cherche Midi Éditeur, Paris, 1994
cimetière des BATIGNOLLES - Cimetières de France et d'ailleurs

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Published: 23 Oct 2009
Last update: 25 Apr 2022