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Margarita Lilowa

Singer details:

Voice: Mezzo
Nationality: Austrian
Year of Birth: 1935
Year of Death: 2012

About Margarita Lilowa:

Margarita Lilowa (26 July 1935 – 13 April 2012)) was a Bulgarian-Austrian opera singer (mezzo-soprano/alto).

Born in Cherven Bryag, (Bulgaria), Lilowa studied singing and choral conducting at the National Academy of Music in Sofia with Maria Zibulka and Michail Jankow. In 1959 she made her debut as Maddalena in Rigoletto at the opera of Varna. In 1962 she made a guest appearance in London, afterwards she was engaged by the Vienna State Opera and on January 1, 1963 made her debut as Amneris in Aida. She belonged to the Staatsoper-Ensemble until 1995 and sang 46 roles in 1135 performances, including 143 times Marcellina in The Marriage of Figaro and 115 times Annina in Der Rosenkavalier.

Lilowa also sang for twelve years as a "permanent guest" at the Komische Oper Berlin and eleven years at the San Francisco Opera in the USA. Furthermore she had many guest performances worldwide and also appeared at the Salzburg Festival from 1965. In 1992 she started teaching at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.

In 1969 she was awarded the Berliner Kritikerpreis and in 1984 she was appointed chamber singer.

Lilowa died in Vienna on 13 April 2012 at age 76.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Mia madre aveva una povera ancella (Willow Song) Popularity:

Opera: OtelloComposer: VerdiAct: 4.02

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Desdemona
2Melons! coupons! (Card Trio) Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.03

Type: trioVoice: S Mz MzLanguage: French

Roles: Frasquita/Mercédès/Carmen
3Du bist der Lenz Popularity:

Opera: Walküre, DieComposer: WagnerAct: 1.09

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Sieglinde
4En vain, pour éviter Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct:

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: French

5Si tu m'aimes, Carmen Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.13

Type: duet,choirVoice: B-Br MzLanguage: French

Roles: Escamillo/Carmen
6Era piu calmo Popularity:

Opera: OtelloComposer: VerdiAct: 4.01

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Emilia/Desdemona
7A terra si nel livido fango Popularity:

Opera: OtelloComposer: VerdiAct: 3.16

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Desdemona
8Nous avons en tete une affaire Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 2.05

Type: quintetVoice: Br Mz S T MzLanguage: French

Roles: Dancaïre/Mercédès/Frasquita/Remendado/Carmen
9D'un uom che geme Popularity:

Opera: OtelloComposer: VerdiAct: 2.08-2

Type: recitativeVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Desdemona/Otello
10Aprite aprite Popularity:

Opera: OtelloComposer: VerdiAct: 4.06-2

Type: recitativeVoice: S T MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Desdemona/Otello/Emilia
11Il doge ed il senato salutano Popularity:

Opera: OtelloComposer: VerdiAct: 3.14-1

Type: recitativeVoice: S B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Desdemona/Lodovico/Otello
12Ich will deinen Mund küssen! Popularity:

Opera: SalomeComposer: StraussAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Salome
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