Forgotten Opera Singers
Jun 15, 2015
Astrid Lous (Soprano) (? 1876, 12/4 – ? 1945, 25/12)
First she was an actress and appeared in the 1894-1900 seasons in Kristiansund and
. Then till 1903
she studied singing in Bergen Berlin and Paris. She began her
career as an opera singer in 1904 at the Stadttheater of Elberfeld.
Then she sang at the Opernhaus
in Dusseldorf and also appeared at the Hoftheater in Hannover. Her repertoire included Elisabeth, Venus in ‘’Tannhäuser’’,
Elsa in ‘’Lohengrin’’, Senta in "Fliegenden
Holländer"', Sieglinde in "Walküre", Agathe
in ‘’Freischütz’’, Tosca and Aida. On the stage she excited a sensation as
an excellent actress.
Chronology of some appearances
1894-1900 Kristiansund and
Bergen (As an actress)
RECORDINGS FOR SALE
Odeon, Berlin 1908-07?
Fliegende Holländer (Wagner): Versank' ich jetzt with Juan Luria 51357 xB3939
Africaine (Meyerbeer): Die Blume schön und rot 51356 xB3984