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SHE SAYS SHE WAS "KICKED fflTG FAME"
Miss Christine Nielsen
"f was bom in Chicago-though
you would not suspect it from my
feet reared in San Francisco and
kicked mto fame by Pate," says
Christine Nielsen, prima donna
"My voice may be termed a bound
ing soprano, the kind that hits the
ceiling and bounces back to the
footboards; but I was 16 before I
Miispected that I owned such a
"Imagiire my jdy when I dis
covered that I had a voice. Eiglit
months of study preceded my first
effort to secure a pbsition, and iny
first appearance was in the chorus.
Thau was one Monday nlghfo the
following Sunday I was playing
a prima donna role and, I've played
it ever since," said Hiss Nielsen.
Miss Neilsen made a few tones
with her mouth closed,, and the
bridge of her nose vibrated Uke a
reed. lIt is all a matter, of anat
omy," she explaimed, -"The higher
the roof of the mouth the higher
the voice. Look in my mouth."
The pink roofed arched itself into