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Borkh, Inge (<i>born</i> 1917), soprano

Alan Blyth

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Mannheim, 26 May 1917). Swiss soprano. She began her career as an actress, before studying singing in Milan and making her début in 1940 at Lucerne as Czipra (Der Zigeunerbaron), followed by Agathe. She appeared in Zürich, Munich, Berlin, Stuttgart, Vienna and Basle, where she sang Magda in the first German-language performance of The Consul (1951). She sang Freia and Sieglinde at Bayreuth (1952) and made her American

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