Appeared in "Barbara's Millions" on Broadway. Comedy.
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One afternoon, while mother was out, a friend of ours - Mrs.Rose - who lived in the same house, said she had a caller for whom she would like me to sing. I consented. I never needed much coaxing to perform - whatever the time or place. So I went up to her suite and met a soldierly-looking little Italian who listened critically while I sang my little repertoire of concert songs. Then he suddenly ...
America's foremost singing star of operettas in the 1890's and a celebrated star of burlesque in early 1900's. Appeared on Broadway from 1883. The daughter of newspaper publisher Charles E. Leonard and a noted feminist of the period, Cynthia Leonard, Lillian achieved fame as much for her flamboyant lifestyle as for her performances.