Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

May 23, 2015

Frieda Langendorff (Mezzo-Soprano) (Breslau, Poland 1868 - New York, USA 1947)

She studied singing under the pedagogues Jenny Meyer, Mathilde Mallinger and August Iffert and made her debut in 1901 at the Stadttheater in Strasbourg. Here she remained active four years. In 1904 she made guest appearance at the Bayreuth Festival. In the 1905-1907 seasons she sang at the Deutschen Theater in Prague. From 1907-1908 and 1909-1910 she was a member of the Metropolitan Opera in New York. In the 1909-1911 seasons she was a member of the Kroll-Oper in Berlin. In 1911 she appeared at the Covent Garden in London in the English première of the "Königskinder" by E. Humperdinck. In the 1914-1916 she was engaged by the Hofoper in Dresden. She made guest appearances also in Amsterdam (among other things in 1913 as  Herodias in ''Salome'' of Richard Strauss), Berlin, Brussels and Helsinki. 

Chronology of some appearances

1901 Strasbourg Stadttheater
1904 Bayreuth Festival
1905-1907 Prague Deutschen Theater
1907-1908 New York Metropolitan Opera
1909-1910 New York Metropolitan Opera
1909-1911 Berlin Kroll-Oper
1911 London Covent Garden
1914-1916 Dresden Hofoper


Home, sweet home (Bishop) 158-I
Halleluja! (Ferd. Hummel) 166-I
Hymne: Bald ist der Nacht ein End gemacht (Georg Henschel) 166-II
Martha (Flotow): Letzte Rose 230-I
Still wie die Nacht (Bohm) 230-II

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