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AMALIE (Amalia) MATERNA, Soprano, * 10 July 1844 St. Georgen in der Steiermark, † 18 January 1918 Wien;

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Amalie Materna (1844–1918) was an Austrian operatic soprano. While possessing a famously powerful voice, Materna also maintained a youthful bright vocal timbre throughout her career which spanned three decades. She is best remembered today for originating several roles in operas by Richard Wagner.

as Isolde Wien 1883

as Brünnhilde with Grane Bayreuth 1876

  

as Brünnhilde with Grane Bayreuth 1876

as Brünnhilde  Bayreuth 1876

as Brünnhilde  Bayreuth 1876

as Kundry  Bayreuth 1882

  

as Kundry  Bayreuth 1882

 

  

as Kundry  Bayreuth 1882

as Kundry  Bayreuth 1882

 

as Kundry with Winkelmann Bayreuth 1882 

  as Ortrud Wien (by courtesy of Peter Giljum)

as Kundry Bayreuth 1882

as Kundry Bayreuth 1882

 as Kundry Bayreuth 1886 

 

as Kundry Bayreuth 1882

 as Elisabeth MET 1885

as Rachel

 

as Queen of Saba

as Queen of Saba

as Selika? Karikatur (Collection G&K)

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