(performer: "Heut noch werd ich Ehefrau")
(performer: "Oh, Dei, come veloce se ne va quella barca!", "Soave sia il vento")
Her stage credits include:
The Feldmarschallin von Werdenberg in the opera "Der Rosenkavalier", words by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
, music by Richard Strauss
(Royal Opera House, London, 1959)
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Dame Elisabeth Schwazkopf
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One of the most famous operatic sopranos of the twentieth century, as famous for her looks as for her voice. Many of her recordings for EMI are still classical best sellers - among them two versions of "The Merry Widow", recordings of "The Magic Flute" and Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" conducted by Otto Klemperer
, her classic recording of Richard Strauss
's "Der Rosenkavalier", and her two ...