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Lehmann (Lotte) and Dorothy Waage correspondence collection
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Description
Small collection of correspondence from soprano Lotte Lehmann.
Background
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 Barbara, California.
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet (3 manuscript boxes)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.