Woman of the Century/Mrs. Ogden Crane
MRS. OGDBN CRANE. CRANE, Mrs. Ogden, concert singer and musical educator, born in Brooklyn, N. Y., in 1850. She received her musical education in New York. She studied for six years under Antonio Barilli. and for five years under William Courtney. She adopted the pure Italian method and Style of singing. Her voice is a dramatic soprano of wide range, and she is a successful singer. She has occupied many important positions as a member of the choirs in the South Congregational Church, Brooklyn, in St. Ann's Church, the Church of the Puritans and St. James's Methodist Episcopal Church, New York. She is well known on the concert stage, having traveled over nearly every state in the union, and in 1890 made a tour through the South with her sisters, who are known as the Mundell Quartet Her repertory of oratorios and standard concert pieces is very large, and during her career she has won for herself an enviable reputation. As an instructor she has been especially successful; she has a large number of pupils. both professional and amateur, from all parts of the country. In conscientious work lies the secret of her success.