Born: Oct 09, 1919 AD
Died: 1988 AD, at 69 years of age.
1919 - Born on October 9th in Köngetried, near Mindelheim, Bavaria, Germany. German soprano singer.
1930 - Received her first music lessons from her father and at the age of 11, three years after her first public appearance, sang Gretel in Humperdinck’s opera.
1939-1940 - Irmgard Seefried made her debut at the Aachen Stadttheater as Priestess in Aida.
1943 - She made her debut at the Vienna State Opera as Eva in Die Meistersinger under Karl Böhm, and then remained a member of the company.
1947-1949 - She appeared at the Covent Garden Opera in London, and also in Milan (La Scala), Salzburg, Edinburgh, etc.
1953 - She made her Metropolitan Opera in New York debut in November as Sussana in Le Nozze di Figaro.
1988 - Died on November 24th in Vienna, Autria.
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