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De Ahna, Pauline (1863 - 1950), soprano

Elizabeth Forbes

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Ingolstadt, 4 Feb 1863; d Garmisch, 13 May 1950). German soprano. She studied in Munich, then took lessons with Richard Strauss at Feldafing (1887); she made her début in 1890 as Pamina at Weimar. In 1891 she appeared at Bayreuth, singing Elisabeth (Tannhäuser) and a flowermaiden (Parsifal). In 1894 at Weimar she created Freihild in Guntram, the first opera by Richard Strauss, whom

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