Sang and acted the role of Pamina in conductor Arturo Toscanini's 1937 Salzburg performance of Mozart's "The Magic Flute".
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Lyric soprano, who first performed, aged 17, with the Prague National Opera. Studied in Milan, then joined the Vienna State Opera, 1933-1938. Star of the Metropolitan Opera in 193 performances, beginning with "La Boheme" in 1940.