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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (1915–2006)

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf was born on December 9, 1915 in Jarotschin, Prussia, Germany as Olga Maria Elisabeth Frederike Schwarzkopf. She was married to Walter Legge. She died on August 3, 2006 in Schruns, Vorarlberg, Austria. See full bio »

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Known For

Closer
Closer Soundtrack
(2004)
St. Matthew Passion
(1949)
Der Rosenkavalier
Der Rosenkavalier The Marschallin
(1962)
Camille Claudel 1915
(2013)

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 2016 Yarden (performer: "Heut noch werd ich Ehefrau")
 2013 Camille Claudel 1915 (performer: "Magnificat, BWV 243: Suscepit Israel' composed by nm0001925)
 2012 Elisabeth Heller: Die Jahrhundertfrau (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Die Zeit ist ein sonderbar' Ding")
 2008 A Corte do Norte (performer: "Kinderlieder")
 2008 Adam Resurrected (as Elisabeth Schwartzkopf, "Nachtviolen")
 2004/I Closer (performer: "Oh, Dei, come veloce se ne va quella barca!", "Soave sia il vento")
 1949 St. Matthew Passion (Documentary) (music: "The St. Matthew Passion")
 1943 Der ewige Klang (performer: "Die Lerche und der Gaiger")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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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Alternate Names:

Dame Elisabeth Schwazkopf
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Trivia:

In 1946 she was invited to audition for Walter Legge, one of the most respected names in the classical music recording business, who signed her to an exclusive recording contract for EMI. In 1953, they married. See more »

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