Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Lehmann, Lotte

German soprano, one of the most acclaimed lyric-dramatic sopranos of her time. she particularly excelled in the operas of Richard Strauss, debut at the Hamburg Opera in 1909, then principal singer with the Vienna Opera, 1914 to 1938, sang with NY Met from 1934 to 1945, mostly in Wagnerian roles, and settled in California in 1938.

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