Marianne Brandt


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(b Vienna, 1842; d Vienna, 1921).

Austrian mezzo‐soprano with voice of exceptionally wide compass. Début Olmütz (now Olomouc) 1867. Berlin Court Opera 1868–82. CG début 1872. Sang Waltraute in Götterdämmerung, Bayreuth 1876, Kundry at second perf. of Parsifal 1882, and other Wagnerian roles. NY Met 1884–8.

Subjects: Opera.

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