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Lisa Otto (Soprano)

Born: November 14, 1919 - Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Died: September 18, 2013 - Berlin, Germany

The German soprano, Lisa Otto, was educated at the Hochschule für Musik in Dresden.

Lisa Otto made her operatic debut as Sophie in 1941 at the Landestheater in Beuthen. During the years 1945-1946 she sang in the Nuremberg Opera. From 1946 to 1951 she was a member of the Dresden State Opera. In 1952 she joined the Berlin Städtische Oper. From 1953 she also sang in Salzburg, and made tours of the USA, South America, and Japan. She was made a Kammersängerin in 1963. She became best known for her roles in Mozart’s operas.


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Source: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
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Aryeh Oron (June 2001); Matthias Hansen (Photo 01, May 2010; Manfred Krugmann (Photos 02-14, July 2011); Dates & Photo 15, September 2013)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Karl Forster

Soprano

BWV 211, BWV 212, BWV 245

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