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Malvina Garrigues by Unknown

Malvina Garrigues by Unknown
Malvina Garrigues-Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1825-1904); Portuguese soprano who created the rôle of Isolde in Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” at the Munich Hofoper in 1865. She was the daughter of the Portuguese consul in Copenhagen and a pupil of the famous voice teacher Manuel Garcia Jr. in Paris. In 1847 she made her debut at Breslau as Isabella in Meyerbeer’s “Robert le Diable”. In the years 1849/54 she was engaged at the opera of Coburg und Gotha and Hamburg. From 1854/60 she was engaged at the Hofoper Karlsruhe and in 1860 she followed her husband Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld to the “Hofoper Dresden”. She was chosen by Richard Wagner to sing the première of “Tristan und Isolde” on June 10, 1865. After her husband’s untimely death she gave up her career.