Meta Seinemeyer


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(b Berlin, 1895; d Dresden, 1929).

Ger. soprano whose early death was tragic loss. Opera début Berlin 1918 (in Orpheus in the Underworld). Sang at Berlin Opera 1918–25. NY début (with Hurok's Ger. Opera Co.) 1923; Dresden 1925–9; CG début 1929. Created Duchess of Parma in Doktor Faust, 1925. Notable Verdi singer.

Subjects: Opera.

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