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Lily Pons

AKA Alice Joséphine Pons

Born: 12-Apr-1898
Birthplace: Draguignan, Var, France
Died: 13-Feb-1976
Location of death: Dallas, TX [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic
Remains: Buried, Cimetière du Grand Jas, Cannes, France

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: French-American coloratura soprano


[1] St. Paul's Hospital, Dallas, TX.

Father: Auguste Pons (automobile engineer)
Mother: Maria Naso
Husband: August Mesritz (lawyer/publisher, m. 15-Nov-1923, separated 1931, div. 1933)
Husband:
André Kostelanetz (conductor, m. 2-Jun-1938, div. 1958)

    University: Paris Conservatoire

    French Legion of Honor
    Croix de Lorraine
    Ordre de la Couronne de Belgique
    Naturalized US Citizen 1940

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Carnegie Hall (28-Feb-1947) · Herself
    Hitting a New High (24-Dec-1937)
    That Girl from Paris (31-Dec-1936) · Nikki Martin
    I Dream Too Much (27-Nov-1935) · Annette Monard


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