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Emmy Lisken (Contralto)

Born: Moers, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

The German contralto, Emmy Lisken, studied singing at the Konservatorium Düsseldorf with Professor Franziska Martienßen-Lohmann (1887-1971).

From 1955 to 1958, Emmy Lisken worked as first dramatic alto at the Stasttheaster Basel and at the Städitschen Bühnen Köln, and since 1958 she appeard mainly as a concert singer. She performerd in oratorio concerts in Germany, France, the Netherlands, England, Switzerland, Belgium and at the Festival du Marais in Paris. She sang constantly as a guest on German broadcasts and was highly esteemed and pouplar.

From 1976 to 1998, Emmy Liskem taught singing at the Leopold-Mozart Konservatorium in Augsburg. Emmy Lisken-Steingen lives in Ingolstadt.

Source: Rudolf Bayer (August 2014), English translation by Aryeh Oron (August 2014)
Contributed by
Manfred Krugmann (Photo 01, July 2011); Rudolf Bayer (Bio & Photo 02, August 2014)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Wolfgang Gönnenwein

Alto

BWV 29, BWV 135, BWV 171

Helmut Kählhofer

Alto

BWV 207a, BWV 214

Hans Thamm

Alto

BWV 17, BWV 110, BWV 247

Fritz Werner

Alto

BWV 28, BWV 119, BWV 10

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