• Irene Eisinger

    Irene Eisinger

    The virtuose coloratura-soubrette Irene Eisinger was born on December 8th 1908 in Kosel (Schlesien) and was trained by her teacher, Paula Mark-Neusser, in Berlin. In 1926 she made her stage debut at the Stadttheater of Basle and came to the Kroll Opera in 1928 becoming …

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  • Käthe Heidersbach

    Käthe Heidersbach

    Käthe Heidersbach was born on October 30th 1897 in Breslau. Initially, she devoted herself to studying piano at the conservatory of her hometown. Later, she was taught singing by the famous opera singers, Juan Luria, Lola Beeth and Fred Husler. Heiderbach`s debut in opera took …

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  • Luise Szabó

    Luise Szabó

    Very little is known about the short career of the Hungarian coloratura-soprano, Szabó Lujza (Luise Szabó). Born in Budapest in 1904 she studied at the local Music Academy and made her debut in 1927 at the National Opera House in Budapest. She caused quite a …

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  • Amelita Galli-Curci

    Amelita Galli-Curci

    Amelita Galli-Curci is evidence that it is possible to be a self taught singer and ascend to the very height of the profession, as she was at one time hailed as the world’s greatest coloratura soprano. She was born in Milan in 1882 and at the age of …

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  • Emmy Destinn

    Emmy Destinn

    The “Divine Emmy” as she is known was perhaps the greatest dramatic soprano voice to ever live, with many of her roles considered unparalleled in performance, and commanding her as the highest paid female singer at the Met during the first decade of the 1900s. Emmy Destinn was born …

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