She was not only a good singer, but also a good musician. He had many talents, but one of them she lacked was finding a good husband.
Her earliest recordings like this Zonophone from the dawn of the 20th century are somewhat disappointing. However once she started to record for the Victor and the Gramophone companies she made so many stellar recordings that are beyond what any other singer could do. She scared the daylights out of many great sopranos. Even in her later days when all she had left was some voice and an ever sunny disposition. She said, "I may be old and I may be fat, but I am still Tetrazzini."