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Bertha Ehnn by Gertlinger

Bertha Ehnn by Gertlinger
BERTHA EHNN
(1847-1932)
Austrian Soprano

Studied at the Vienna Conservatory as a student of Marie Andriessen of Lingke
Debut in 1864 in Linz (Danube) as Nancy in Flotow's 'Martha' and as Irene in 'Belisario' by Donizetti . In 1864-65 she was engaged at the Theater of Graz. In 1865 she was at the Court Theatre of Hanover and also at the Municipal Theatre of Nuremberg. In 1865 she created for Nuremberg Selika in the local premiere of Meyerbeer's "Africaine '. 1866 she performed at the Court Theatre of Darmstadt as Marguerite in 'Faust' by Gounod, as Agathe in the 'Freischütz' and again as Selika; . 1866-68 she was a member of the Stuttgart Court Opera.
Highlights in her stage repertoire included roles such as Cherubino and later the Countess in 'The Marriage of Figaro', Pamina in the Magic Flute, Agathe in the 'Freischütz', the title character in 'Euryanthe' by Weber, the Orsini in 'Lucrezia Borgia' by Donizetti, Leonore in 'La Favorita' by the same composer, Rachel in La Juive 'of Halévy and the Giulia in' I Capuleti ed I Montecchi "by Bellini.

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