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Post by Lance » Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:07 pm

Does anyone know for sure how to pronounce the name of American soprano ELIZABETH FUTRAL, a singer with an extraordinary voice.
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Post by pianissimo » Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:24 pm

The Surname, Futral, is pronounced like fewtral , Futral.

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Post by Lance » Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:32 pm

Thank you much! Helps a lot.
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Re: Does anyone know how to pronounce ...

Post by maestrob » Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:43 am

pianissimo wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:24 pm
The Surname, Futral, is pronounced like fewtral , Futral.
Accent on the first syllable. Her preference, according to a TV interview I saw.

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Re: Does anyone know how to pronounce ...

Post by Danny » Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:46 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNZ34YgESVo
Her name was pronounced about 5 seconds in.

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Post by david johnson » Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:51 am

Your answers are correct. There are a couple of families in my home area who have a variant spelling but pronounce it the same.

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