Monday, December 24, 2012

Rothernberger, Anneliese

Anneliese Rothenberger(1924-2010), German operatic soprano, she studied with Erika Muller, and made her debut in Koblenz, Germany in 1943. From 1946 to 1950's she was associated with Hamburg State Opera and Vienna State Opera. Having favored light and high-register lyric parts in her beginning of her career, by mid-1960 she changed to roles with stronger dramatic emphasis. She was best known for playing the young Viennese maiden of "Der Rosenkavalier". In 1970 she became the popular TV entertainer. In 1983 she retired from stage and settled in Switzerland and died there in May 2010.

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