Sabine Kalter

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Sabine Kalter (28 March 1889 in Jarosław – 1 September 1957 in London) was a Polish operatic mezzo-soprano. She made her professional opera debut at the Vienna Volksoper in 1911. From 1915-1934 she was a leading artist at the Hamburg State Opera. She was married to Max Aufrichtig (1879–1950), a banker in Hamburg. Their son, Keith Andrews (1920-1989), was a leading British art historian. The family fled Nazi Germany in 1934 and settled in London.[1]

She was committed to the Royal Opera House in London from 1935-1939. After 1939 she no longer appeared in operas, but still performed in concerts and recitals in London. She taught singing in London during the 1940s and 1950s.


  1. ^ White, Christopher (October 1989). "Obituaries: Keith Andrews". The Burlington Magazine. 131 (1039): 706–708. JSTOR 883994.