Eleanor Robson Belmont
Eleanor Robson Belmont (13 December 1879 – 24 October 1979) was an English actress and prominent public figure in the United States. George Bernard Shaw wrote Major Barbara for her, but contractual problems prevented her from playing the role. Mrs. Belmont was involved in the Metropolitan Opera Association as the first woman on the Board of Directors, and she founded the Metropolitan Opera ... more »
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''Never be afraid to meet to the hilt the demand of either work or friendshiptwo of life's major assets.''Eleanor Robson Belmont (1878-1979), U.S. stage actress and socialite. The Fabric of Memory, part 1, ch. 4 (1957). From teens to early adulthood, B...