Salome Kammer

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Salome Kammer (born 17 January 1959 in Nidda, Hesse, Germany) is a German actress, singer and cellist.

Professional career[edit]

Kammer was the fourth of six children. Her father was a Protestant pastor. Although born in Nidda, she grew up in Ober-Mockstadt, before her family moved to Frankfurt when she was eight.

Kammer studied at the Folkwang Hochschule from 1977 to 1984, cello with Maria Kliegel and Janos Starker. She was a member of the Heidelberg theater from 1983. In 1988 she played the role of Clarissa Lichtblau in the film Die Zweite Heimat, its sequel, Heimat 3, and the complementary Fragments — The Women (Fragmente — die Frauen), by Edgar Reitz.

Now married to Reitz, she lives in Munich and is a noted performer of contemporary classical music. [1]

In 2008 she recorded as Salomix-Max as a tribute to soprano Cathy Berberian, music of Cole Porter, Luciano Berio, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Valentin Görner, Carola Bauckholt, Tarquinio Merula, Alban Berg, Harold Arlen, Rudi Spring, Kurt Weill, Helmut Oehring and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.[2] In 2009 she appeared in songs and Chansons of the 1920s to 1940s, accompanied by Spring, at the Rheingau Musik Festival.[3] In 2011 she appeared at the festival in the Komponistenporträt of Hans Zender in his denn wiederkommen (Hölderlin lesen III) and Mnemosyne (Hölderlin lesen IV) with the Athena Quartet.

Awards[edit]

Premieres of musical stage works[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wergo: WER67092
  2. ^ "Salomix-max – Voice Without Limits / Salome Kammer". arkivmusic.com. 2008. Retrieved 29 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Daniel Honsack (24 July 2009). "Ganz besondere Heimatlieder / RMF Salome Kammer und Rudi Spring im Parkhotel Schlangenbad" (in German). Wiesbadener Tagblatt. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 

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