When Princess Winaretta Eugenie Singer was born on 8 January 1865, in Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States, her father, Isaac Merritt Singer, was 53 and her mother, Isabella Eugénie Boyer, was 23. She married Louis de Scey-Montbéliard in 1890. She lived in St George Hanover Square, London, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 26 November 1943, in New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Tor Bay, Torbay, Devon, England, United Kingdom.
Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Isadore, Emanuel, Meyer, Yisrael, Mort, Yetta, Yosef, Aron, Chaim.
Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cantor in a synagogue, from Yiddish zinger ‘singer’.
English and Scottish (Aberdeenshire): occupational name from Middle English singer(e) ‘singer, cantor, reciter of verse, player of a musical instrument’. See also Sing , Sanger .
Composers aided by Singer are a virtual Who's Who of modern music: Igor Stravinsky, Erik Satie, Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc, Kurt Weill, Germaine Tailleferre, Nadia Boulanger, and Ethel Smyth. At …