What's in a sobriquet?

Hardigg, Viva
March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/29/93, Vol. 114 Issue 12, p16
Pays tribute to actress Helen Hayes, who died last week at the age of 92. She was known in America's theaters as the First Lady; The title's etymology remains murky after her death; Speculations regarding Hayes' title; Hayes was the first among the theater's first ladies due to her wide range of roles; Her acting career spanned from 1905 to 1985.


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