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Marianne Schech

Singer details:

Voice: Soprano
Nationality: German
Year of Birth: 1914
Year of Death: 1999

About Marianne Schech:

Marianne Schech (18 January 1914 – 22 July 1999) was a German operatic soprano and academic who appeared internationally. She was a member of the Bavarian State Opera from 1946 to 1970. She made several recordings, including in 1951 the role of Elisabeth in Wagner's Tannhäuser, conducted by Robert Heger. She is known for leading roles in works by Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss, playing, for example, the Dyer's Wife in the U.S. premiere of Die Frau ohne Schatten by Richard Strauss at the San Francisco Opera in 1959.

Born in Geltau near Bayrischzell, Schech studied at the Trapp'sches Konservatorium and at the Akademie der Tonkunst in Munich. She made her operatic debut at the Stadttheater Koblenz in 1937 in the role of Martha in d'Albert's Tiefland. In 1939, she moved to the Theater Münster, and in 1941 to the Düsseldorf Opera.

After World War II, she was a member of the Bavarian State Opera from 1946 to 1970. In 1952, she appeared in Rio de Janeiro as Senta in Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer and as Isolde in his Tristan and Isolde. In 1957, she was the Dyer's Wife in Die Frau ohne Schatten by Richard Strauss at the Paris Opera. She often appeared at the Vienna State Opera, in 1958 as Venus in Wagner's Tannhäuser and as Brünnhilde in his Siegfried, in 1962 as Brünnhilde in his Die Walküre and as the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier by Strauss. In 1959, she appeared as the Dyer's Wife in the U.S. premiere of the opera at the San Francisco Opera in 1959.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Connais tu le pays Popularity:

Opera: MignonComposer: ThomasAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Mignon
2Ah! du bist wieder da Popularity:

Opera: Rosenkavalier, DerComposer: StraussAct:

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles:
3Sein bin ich sein! Sein Eigentum Popularity:

Opera: TieflandComposer: AlbertAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Marta
4Geliebter komm sieh dort die Grotte Popularity:

Opera: TannhäuserComposer: WagnerAct: 1

Type: recitativeVoice: mezzo or sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Venus
5Hm! hm! hm! hm! Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 1.11

Type: quintetVoice: Br T S S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Papageno/Tamino/Three ladies
6Mein Kind du siehst mich Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 2.06-1

Type: recitativeVoice: B SLanguage: German

Roles: Daland/Senta
7Mögst du mein Kind den fremden Mann Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 2.07

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: German

Roles: Daland
8Suse liebe Suse was raschelt im Stroh Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.02

Type: duetVoice: Mz SLanguage: German

Roles: Hansel/Gretel
9Holla Himmel die Mutter Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.04-1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: German

Roles: Gertrud
10Der Männer Sippe sass hier im Saal Popularity:

Opera: Walküre, DieComposer: WagnerAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Sieglinde
11Abscheulicher wo eilst du hin Popularity:

Opera: FidelioComposer: BeethovenAct: 1.13-1

Type: recitativeVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Leonore
12Ewig war ich Popularity:

Opera: SiegfriedComposer: WagnerAct: 3.03

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Brünnhilde
13Wie du warst Popularity:

Opera: Rosenkavalier, DerComposer: StraussAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: German

Roles: Octavian
14Wenn Sie Sich Verirrten Im Walde Dort Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.06-3

Type: duetVoice: Br MzLanguage: German

Roles: Peter/Gertrud
15Zu hilfe zu hilfe! Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 1.02

Type: quartetVoice: T S S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Tamino/Three ladies
16Erlöst befreit Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.11-2

Type: recitativeVoice: S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Gretel/Hansel
17Ozean du Ungeheuer Popularity:

Opera: OberonComposer: WeberAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Reiza
18Doch Halt, Wo Bleiben Die Kinder? Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.06-2

Type: duetVoice: Br MzLanguage: German

Roles: Peter/Gertrud
19Mir ist die Ehre widerfahren Popularity:

Opera: Rosenkavalier, DerComposer: StraussAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: German

Roles: Octavian
20Heut oder Morgen Popularity:

Opera: Rosenkavalier, DerComposer: StraussAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Marschallin
21Der kleine Taumann heiss ich Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.01

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Dewman
22Traft ihr das Schiff Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 2.03

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Senta
23Mud am Herd Popularity:

Opera: Walküre, DieComposer: WagnerAct: 1.03

Type: recitativeVoice: S BLanguage: German

Roles: Sieglinde/Hunding
24Unter ist mein Stern gegangen Popularity:

Opera: EuryantheComposer: WeberAct: 1

Type: duetVoice: S SLanguage: German

Roles: Euryanthe/Eglantine
25Wie wie wie? Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 2.07

Type: quintetVoice: Br T S S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Papageno/Tamino/Three ladies
26Ich weiss nicht wer mein Vater war Popularity:

Opera: TieflandComposer: AlbertAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Marta
27Und ob die Wolke sie verhülle Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.03

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe
28Ein Mannlein steht im Walde Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 2.02-1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Gretel
29Ein Schwert verhiess mir der Vater Popularity:

Opera: Walküre, DieComposer: WagnerAct: 1.05

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Sieglinde
30Der kleine Sandmann bin ich Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 2.03

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Sandman
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