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Seefried, Irmgard

Born: 1919 AD
Died: 1988 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Singer

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.