Lehmann, Lotte

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Name
Lehmann, Lotte Gender: F
Charlotte Lehmann
born on 27 February 1888 at 19:30 (= 7:30 PM )
Place Perleberg, Germany, 53n04, 11e51
Timezone LMT m11e51 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 08°39' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 12°27 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 29°41'



Lotte Lehmann (in Beethoven's "Fidelio")

Biography

German author, teacher and opera singer. She studied in Berlin and made her debut in Hamburg, 1910. Her Vienna opera career flourished until the Nazi invasion when she emigrated to the U.S.. Lehmann was a favorite in a variety of roles, largely Wagner and Strauss, also singing the Italian and French repertory. During WW II she sang at the Metropolitan, retiring from opera in 1945 and from concerts in 1951. With a voice of great warmth and beauty she was considered the most persuasive operatic actress of her generation.

After retirement, Lehmann became noted as a writer of many books on singing, also teaching. Her two most noted books are "More than Singing" in 1945 and "Eighteen Song Cycles," 1971.

Lehmann died on 26 August 1976 at the age of 88 in Santa Barbara, California.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : New Career 1910 (Debut in Hamburg)
  • Work : Retired 1945 (Retired from opera)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1945 (First book published)
  • Work : Retired 1951 (Retired from concerts)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Moved to U.S.)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 88)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Voice)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/Opera (Noted operatic singer)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Reporter)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Newspaper editor)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Books on song)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women