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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

Born: 9-Sep-1915
Birthplace: Jarotschin, Prussia
Died: 3-Aug-2006
Location of death: Schruns, Vorarlberg, Austria
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Buried, Zumikon Friedhof, Zürich, Switzerland

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: Austria
Executive summary: Operatic soprano

No relation to Norman Schwarzkopf, despite published accounts.

Father: Friedrich Schwarzkopf
Mother: Elisabeth Fröhling
Husband: Walter Legge (music producer, m. 19-Oct-1953, d. 22-Mar-1979)

    High School: Hochschule für Musik, Berlin
    Teacher: Juilliard School of Music (1976)

    Vienna State Opera Principal Soprano
    National Socialist German Workers Party
    Orfeo d'Oro (City of Mantua) 1955
    Dame of the British Empire 1992
    Naturalized Austrian Citizen 1945
    Naturalized UK Citizen 1953 (by marriage)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Svengali (Dec-1954)


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