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19 Oct 2006

Anna Russell, Comic Who Made Fun of Richard Wagner, Dies at 94

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aofoWteWTkhI&refer=muse

russell_anna_100.gifBy Shirley Apthorp [Bloomberg.com, 19 October 2006]

Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Anna Russell, revered by music-lovers for her 22-minute sendup of Richard Wagner's epic, four-opera ``Ring'' cycle at New York's Town Hall and other venues, died today in Batemans Bay, Australia. She was 94.

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