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Olga Maria Elisabeth Frederike Schwarzkopf Net Worth

Olga Maria Elisabeth Frederike Schwarzkopf Net Worth is
$17 Million

Olga Maria Elisabeth Frederike Schwarzkopf Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf was born on December 9, 1915 in Jarotschin, Prussia, Germany as Olga Maria Elisabeth Frederike Schwarzkopf. She was an actress, known for Closer (2004), Der Rosenkavalier (1962) and St. Matthew Passion (1949). She was married to Walter Legge. She died on August 3, 2006 in Schruns, Vorarlberg, Austria.
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Date Of BirthDecember 9, 1915
Died2006-08-03
Place Of BirthJarotschin, Prussia, Germany [now Jarocin, Wielkopolskie, Poland]
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
Star SignSagittarius
#Fact
1In his biography of her, Alan Jefferson claimed she had been an active member of the Nazi Party, which he based in part on his conversations with her husband.
2She was awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1992 for her services to music.
3She gave her last operatic performance in Brussels in 1971, appearing for the last time in one of her signature roles, the Marschallin in Richard Strauss' "Der Rosenkavalier". She devoted the next few years to lieder recitals. A few days before the final performance of her career in 1979, her husband suffered a heart attack. However, he refused to miss his wife's last concert. He attended the concert against his doctor's orders, and died three days later.
4She appeared in her first opera in 1928, at the age of 13. She made her professional debut at the Berlin State Opera in 1938. She performed at the world's most famous opera houses - La Scala, the Vienna State Opera, the Royal Opera House in London, and the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. She became a British citizen and was named a Dame Commander of the British Empire.
5One of the most famous operatic sopranos of the twentieth century, as famous for her looks as for her voice. Many of her recordings for EMI are still classical best sellers - among them two versions of "The Merry Widow", recordings of "The Magic Flute" and Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" conducted by Otto Klemperer, her classic recording of Richard Strauss's "Der Rosenkavalier", and her two recordings of "The Marriage of Figaro". All are available on CD.
6She was sometimes erroneously reported to be the aunt of Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf. In fact, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf was an only child, and after her death, her former agent advised the press that he was unaware of any family connection between her and Norman Schwarzkopf.
7Particularly noted for her singing the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Richard Strauss.
8In 1946 she was invited to audition for Walter Legge, one of the most respected names in the classical music recording business, who signed her to an exclusive recording contract for EMI. In 1953, they married.

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Yarden2016performer: "Heut noch werd ich Ehefrau"
Camille Claudel 19152013performer: "Magnificat, BWV 243: Suscepit Israel' composed by nm0001925
Elisabeth Heller: Die Jahrhundertfrau2012TV Movie documentary performer: "Die Zeit ist ein sonderbar' Ding"
A Corte do Norte2008performer: "Kinderlieder"
Adam Resurrected2008as Elisabeth Schwartzkopf, "Nachtviolen"
Closer2004/Iperformer: "Oh, Dei, come veloce se ne va quella barca!", "Soave sia il vento"
St. Matthew Passion1949Documentary music: "The St. Matthew Passion"
Der ewige Klang1943performer: "Die Lerche und der Gaiger"

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Der Rosenkavalier1962TV MovieThe Marschallin
Svengali1954Trilby O'Farrall (singing voice)
Der Verteidiger hat das Wort1944Sängerin
Der ewige Klang1943Vocal:'Der Lerche und der Gaiger' (uncredited)
Nacht ohne Abschied1943Sängerin
Das Mädchen von St. Coeur1940ShortMademoiselle Thérèse de Lorm
Three Non-Coms1939Carmen in den Theaterszenen

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Great Performances2007TV SeriesHerself
Dich hab' ich vernommen! - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf unterrichtet Lieder von Hugo Wolf2000TV Movie documentary
Arena1976TV Series documentaryHerself
Omnibus1971TV Series documentaryHerself
Music for You1955TV SeriesHerself
St. Matthew Passion1949DocumentarySoprano

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf2011TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Salzburg Festival2006Video documentaryHerself

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