NameLemmens-Sherrington; Hellen (4 October 1834-9 May 1906); English soprano
Dates4 October 1834-9 May 1906
Place of Birth/OriginPreston, England (born)
RelationshipsIn 1847, Hellen married Belgian organist and composer Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823–1881)
BiographyHelen Lemmens-Sherrington (4 October 1834 – 9 May 1906) was an English concert and operatic soprano prominent from the 1850s to the 1880s.[1] Born in northern England, she spent much of her childhood and later life in Belgium, where she studied at the Brussels Conservatory. After engagements in mainland Europe she made her London debut in 1856. Her singing career was mostly in concert, but in the first half of the 1860s she appeared in opera at Covent Garden and other leading London theatres.

After she retired from performing, Lemmens-Sherrington became a teacher, at her old music college in Brussels, and at the Royal Academy of Music in London and the Royal Manchester College of Music.

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