Rita Gorr

(b. 1926)

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(b Zelzate, Belg., 1926).

Belg. mezzo‐soprano. Début Antwerp 1949 as Fricka in Die Walküre. Strasbourg Opera 1949–52. Won Lausanne int. comp. 1952, then joined Paris Opéra. Débuts: Bayreuth 1958; CG 1959; La Scala 1960; NY Met 1962. Sang Mme de Croissy in Les dialogues des Carmélites at Lyons and Seattle 1990, and Herodias in Salome at Lyons 1990.

Subjects: Opera.

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