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

russell_anna_100.gifBy Shirley Apthorp [, 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.