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Anne Schwanewilms (born 1967, in Gelsenkirchen, West Germany) is a German lyric soprano. She studied gardening before training in Cologne as a singer with the German bass Hans Sotin. She is particularly associated with performing the works of Richard Wagner, Franz Schreker, Alban Berg, and Richard Strauss. One of her greatest triumphs was in the lead role of Carlotta in Franz Schreker's "Die Gezeichneten" at the Salzburg Festival in 2005, recorded and subsequently published on DVD by Opus Arte.
In 2002, she was named Singer of the Year by the German magazine Opernwelt.
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