Grete Stückgold

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Grete Stückgold (1895–1977) was a soprano opera singer.

Biography[edit]

She was born in 1895. She married Gustav Schützendorf.[1]

Her debut at the Metropolitan Opera was on November 2, 1927 the role of Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.[2][3] In 1929 she created the lead in Paul Hindemith's opera Neues vom Tage. She died in 1977.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erik S. Ryding and Rebecca Pechefsky (2001). Bruno Walter: A World Elsewhere. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-08713-0. "Schützendorf, in turn, married the soprano Grete Stückgold, another singer who frequently worked with Walter." 
  2. ^ "The First "Meistersinger"". The Wall Street Journal. November 4, 1927. Retrieved March 28, 2011. "Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg Richard Wagner's only lyric comedy was received with the compliment of silence and rapt attention by a large audience at the ..."  (subscription required)
  3. ^ Olin Downs (November 3, 1927). "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg". The New York Times. Retrieved March 28, 2011. "... Miss Grete Stückgold has the valuable asset of a young and fresh voice, and she is a plausible if a little over-kittenish Eva on the stage. In so far she gave pleasure. She, too, must be heard in other roles to be fairly estimated. Her Eva of the first two acts had no very distinctive or eloquent characterization. ..."  at Metropolitan Opera Archives

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