Elly Ameling

(b. 1933)

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(b Rotterdam, 1934).

Dutch soprano. Début Amsterdam 1961. London début 1966, Amer. (NY) 1968. Specialist in Lieder and oratorio, being particularly fine in Bach cantatas and Passions, and Schubert songs. Rare opera appearances, e.g. Madama Butterfly (Dutch tv 1970), and with Netherlands Opera 1973; Washington DC Opera 1974.

Subjects: Opera.

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