Regina Resnik

(b. 1922)

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(b NY, 1922).

Amer. mezzo‐soprano. Concert début as sop. Brooklyn Acad. of Mus. 1942, opera début (New Opera Co., NY) 1942 (Lady Macbeth). Débuts: Mexico City 1943; NY City Opera 1944; NY Met 1944–74; S. Francisco 1946; Bayreuth 1953. Changed to mez., 1955. CG début 1957 (Carmen). Salzburg début 1960. Interpreter of Amneris, Carmen, and Klytemnästra. Début as opera dir., Hamburg 1971 (Carmen).

Subjects: Opera.

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