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Mezzo soprano

Irene Pavloska, Canadian mezzo soprano. member Gamma chapter Sigma Alpha Iota.

Background

Pavloska, Irene was born on February 17, 1890 in St. Johns, Quebec, Canada. Daughter of David Levi and Pauline (Saxe) Pavloska.

Education

Student Dunham’s (Quebec) Ladies’ College, Doctor Heineman’s School, Frankfurt, Germany.

Career

Primadonna in Sari, Henry Savage Production, 1914. Five seasons leading mezzo roles, Chicago Grand Opera, 1915-1920. Prima donna Have a Heart, Henry Savage Production, 1921.

Five seasons leading mezzo roles Chicago Grand Opera, 1922-1926. Rose Marie in Rose Marie, Hammerstein production, 1926. Four seasons Chicago Opera, 1932.

Coast to coast tours between seasons throughout career. Life honorary member Gamma chapter Sigma Alpha Iota. Home: 832 S. Broadway, Santa Maria, Cal.

Membership

Member Gamma chapter Sigma Alpha Iota.

Connections

Married Maurice E. Mesirow, December 29, 1928. Children: Valerie (Mistress Lionel Sperber), Patricia.

father:
David Levi Pavloska

mother:
Pauline (Saxe) Pavloska

spouse:
Maurice E. Mesirow

children:
Valerie Pavloska (Mistress Lionel Sperber)

Patricia Pavloska