Small collection of correspondence from soprano Lotte Lehmann.
Lotte Lehmann was born in Perleberg, Germany on February 27, 1888 and died in Santa Barbara, Calif. on August 26, 1976. As
an operatic soprano, Lotte Lehmann, began her career in Hamburg and moved to Vienna in 1916. She performed French, Italian
and German roles for 15 years, primarily in Vienna and at Covent Garden, becoming especially known for the role of the Marschallin
in Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier. In 1938 she left Austria and settled in the United States where she performed primarily
as a singer of Lieder. She retired from the stage in 1951, but continued to be very active as a much revered teacher in Santa
1.5 Linear Feet
(3 manuscript boxes)
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