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Forgotten Opera Singers
Forgotten Tenors: Leon Laffitte (2 photos), Richard Kubla, Luigi Marletta and William Miller
She was the daughter of a Budapest
businessman and received her education by Emmerich Bellovicz in Budapest. Sister of actor
Eduard Rothauser (1876-1956). She appeared first as a concert singer and as an
oratorio soloist. She created among other things in Leipzig some songs of Gustav Mahler. In 1887 she
was engaged by the Opernhausin Leipzig,
where she debuted in the opera "Die
Loreley" by Max Bruch. On 20. 1. 1888 she sang there in the
premiere of Carl Maria von Weber’s "Die drei Pintos".
In 1889 she became a member of the Berlin Hofoper. Here she appeared longer than 25 years. In 1892 she
sang in the premiere of Felix von Weingartner’s opera ‘’Genesius’’, in 1898 in ‘’Don
Quixote’’ of W. Kienzl, in 1899 in ‘’Mudarra’’ of Fernand Le Borne, in 1900 in ‘’Cain’’
of Eugene d'Albert, in 1910 in ‘’Poia’’ of American composer Arthur Nevin, in
1907 in the German première of Giacomo Puccini’s ‘’Madama Butterfly’’, in 1911
in the unforgettable Berlin première of "Die Rosenkavalier", in 1913 in "Der Barbier von Bagdad"
by Cornelius. In 1890 emperor Wilhelm II after a performance of ‘’Carmen’’
let her hand a precious sapphire brooch. After her retirement,she worked in Berlin
as a pedagogue. As a Jew she was arrested during of the national socialism and died
in the ghetto Theresienstadt.
Chronology of some appearances
1889-1913 Berlin Hofoper RECORDING FOR SALE
Columbia, Berlin 1904/1905 Carmen (Bizet): Habanera 40605