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Elisabeth Höngen

voc, fl, 1906-1997 DE, Gevelsberg
Classical

Elisabeth Höngen (7 December 1906, Gevelsberg – 7 August 1997, Vienna) was a German operatic mezzo-soprano, particularly associated with Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss roles, and with Verdi's Lady Macbeth.She made guest appearances at the Munich State Opera, the Royal Opera House in London, the Paris Opéra, La Scala in Milan, the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, and the Metropolitan Opera in New York.She sang the title role in Britten's The Rape of Lucretia, and Baba the Turk in Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress.

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Flute
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Presto: O Freunde, nicht diese Tone! - Freude schoner Gotterfunken on Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven, Hans Hopf, Bayreuth Festival Chorus, Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Wilhelm Furtwängler
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Presto (Live at Bayreuth Festspielhaus, Germany, 7/29/1951) on Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, Bayreuth Festival Chorus & Wilhelm Furtwängler
Stabat Mater, P. 77: I. Stabat Mater dolorosa on Pergolesi: Stabat Mater, P. 77 by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Wiener Philharmoniker & Mario Rossi
Stabat Mater, P. 77: V. Quis est homo, qui non fleret on Pergolesi: Stabat Mater, P. 77 by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Wiener Philharmoniker & Mario Rossi
Carmen, WD 31 (Highlights Sung in German): Habanera. Ja, die Liebe hat bunte Flügel on Chorszenen und Konzertchöre in Rundfunkaufnahmen ab 1938 by Various Artists, Karl Böhm, Kurt Striegler, Karl Elmendorff, Joseph Keilberth, Ernst Richter, Rudolf Kempe, Rudolf Neuhaus, Heinz Rögner, Hans Zimmer, Hans Vonk, Fabio Luisi, Constantin Trinks, Herbert Blomstedt, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Bernard Haitink, Sir Colin Davis, Myung-Whun Chung & Christian Thielemann
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125: IV. Presto on The Beethoven Radio Recordings 1939–1945 by Ludwig van Beethoven, Berliner Philharmoniker & Wilhelm Furtwängler
Carmen, WD 31 (Highlights Sung in German): Euren Toast kann ich wohl erwidern on Chorszenen und Konzertchöre in Rundfunkaufnahmen ab 1938 by Various Artists, Karl Böhm, Kurt Striegler, Karl Elmendorff, Joseph Keilberth, Ernst Richter, Rudolf Kempe, Rudolf Neuhaus, Heinz Rögner, Hans Zimmer, Hans Vonk, Fabio Luisi, Constantin Trinks, Herbert Blomstedt, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Bernard Haitink, Sir Colin Davis, Myung-Whun Chung & Christian Thielemann
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Finale. Presto - Allegro assai on Chorszenen und Konzertchöre in Rundfunkaufnahmen ab 1938 by Various Artists, Karl Böhm, Kurt Striegler, Karl Elmendorff, Joseph Keilberth, Ernst Richter, Rudolf Kempe, Rudolf Neuhaus, Heinz Rögner, Hans Zimmer, Hans Vonk, Fabio Luisi, Constantin Trinks, Herbert Blomstedt, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Bernard Haitink, Sir Colin Davis, Myung-Whun Chung & Christian Thielemann
Stabat Mater, P. 77: IV. Quae moerebat et dolebat on Pergolesi: Stabat Mater, P. 77 by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Wiener Philharmoniker & Mario Rossi
Stabat Mater, P. 77: XII. Quando corpus morietur on Pergolesi: Stabat Mater, P. 77 by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Wiener Philharmoniker & Mario Rossi

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Schumann: Les Amours Du Poète; LiederDietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Elisabeth Grümmer, Peter Anders, Elisabeth Schumann, Elisabeth Höngen, Lotte Lehmann, Irmgard Seefried, Ernst Haefliger, Christine Schäfer2016Compil.
Beethoven "Choral" Symphony - 1st & 2nd MovementsLudwig van Beethoven / Elisabeth Schwarzkopf · Elisabeth Höngen · Hans Hopf · Otto Edelmann and the Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Wilhelm Furtwängler2015Album
Symphony No. 9 (Berlin, 22.03.1942)Ludwig van Beethoven ‒ Tilla Briem, Elisabeth Höngen, Peter Anders, Rudolf Watzke, Bruno Kittelscher Chor, Berliner Philharmoniker, Wilhelm Furtwängler2004Album
The 9 SymphoniesLudwig van Beethoven – Wilhelm Furtwängler, Wiener Philharmoniker, The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth Höngen, Hans Hopf, Otto Edelmann, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele2000Compil.
SalomeRichard Strauss - Ljuba Welitsch, Set Svanholm, Hans Hotter, Elisabeth Höngen, Fritz Reiner1995Album
Symphony No. 9 (Choral) / St. Antoni VariationsLudwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Wilhelm Furtwängler / Berliner Philharmoniker, Peter Anders, Tilla Briem, Elisabeth Höngen, Rudolf Watzke, Bruno Kittelscher Chor1994Album
Wagner: The Ring Of The Nibelung: Das RheingoldRichard Wagner / Wilhelm Furtwängler / Ferdinand Frantz / Elisabeth Höngen / Gunter Treptow / Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala1989Album
Salome And ElektraRichard Strauss, Fritz Reiner, The New York Metropolitan Opera, Salome, Ljuba Welitsch, Elisabeth Höngen, Set Svanholm, Hans Hotter, Brian Sullivan, Astrid Varnay, Walburga Wegner, Paul Schöffler1981Album
Symphony No. 9 In D Minor, Op.125 "Choral"Ludwig van Beethoven, Wilhelm Furtwängler / Berliner Philharmoniker, Peter Anders, Tilla Briem, Elisabeth Höngen, Rudolf Watzke, Bruno Kittelscher Chor1978Album
The Ring Of The Nibelung - GötterdämmerungRichard Wagner - Wilhelm Furtwängler, Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Kirsten Flagstad, Max Lorenz, Ludwig Weber, Elisabeth Höngen1976Album
Wagner: The Ring Of The Nibelung: Die WalküreRichard Wagner / Kirsten Flagstad - Günther Treptow - Elisabeth Höngen - Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala - Wilhelm Furtwängler1976Album
Wilhelm Furtwängler - A Commemorative AlbumWilhelm Furtwängler Conducts Wiener Philharmoniker, Philharmonia Orchestra And Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele Orchestras. Yehudi Menuhin, Edwin Fischer, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth Höngen, Hans Hopf, Otto Edelmann And Chor der Bayreuther Festspiele1967Compil.
Pergolesi - Stabat MaterGiovanni Battista Pergolesi / Teresa Stich-Randall / Elisabeth Höngen / Mario Rossi1966Album
Hänsel Und GretelEngelbert Humperdinck, Irmgard Seefried, Anneliese Rothenberger, Grace Hoffman, Elisabeth Höngen, Walter Berry, Liselotte Maikl, André Cluytens1964Album
Samson Und DalilaCamille Saint-Saëns - Elisabeth Höngen1960Single
La Donna Senza Ombra - Die Frau Ohne SchattenRichard Strauss, Leonie Rysanek, Christel Goltz, Elisabeth Höngen, Hans Hopf, Paul Schöffler, Kurt Böhme, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker1956Album
Alt-Rhapsodie Op. 53 - Variationen Für Orchester Über Ein Thema Von Joseph Haydn Op. 56aJohannes Brahms / Elisabeth Höngen1954Album
Alto Rhapsody In C Minor, Op. 53 / Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103Johannes Brahms, Elisabeth Höngen, Michael Raucheisen, Berlin Choral Society, Berliner Philharmoniker - Ferdinand Leitner1953Album
Vergnügte Ruh', Beliebte Seelenlust, BWV 170 / Meine Seele Rühmt Und Preist, BWV 189Johann Sebastian Bach − Elisabeth Höngen, Heinz Schnauffer, Bayerisches Staatsorchester Dirigent: Fritz Lehmann, Walther Ludwig, Ilse Brix-Meinert, Gustav Scheck, Hermann Töttcher, August Wenzinger, Renate Noll1951Album
Richard Strauss - Elektra - Ich will nichts horen - Was willst du, fremder MenschGeorg Solti, Christel Goltz, Elisabeth Höngen, Ferdinand Frantz, Bayerisches StaatsorchesterAlbum
MacbethGiuseppe Verdi, Karl Böhm, Elisabeth Höngen, Wiener PhilharmonikerAlbum
Verdi; Macbeth. Karl Böhm, Documente Eines KunstlerlebensGiuseppe Verdi, Elisabeth Höngen, Mathieu Ahlersmeyer, Herbert Alsen, Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Karl BöhmAlbum
Isolde's Narrative And Curse - Tristan & Isolde - WagnerKirsten Flagstad, Elisabeth Höngen, Philharmonia Orchestra, Issay DobrowenAlbum
Sinfonie Nr. 9 D-moll Op. 125 / Sinfonie Nr. 41 C-dur KV 551Ludwig Van Beethoven / Wilma LippAlbum
Requiem "For Those We Love"Paul Hindemith - Wiener Symphoniker, Elisabeth Höngen, Hans BraunAlbum
Wagner: The Ring Of The Nibelung: SiegfriedRichard Wagner / Wilhelm Furtwängler Featuring Kirsten Flagstad, Set Svanholm, Josef Herrmann, Elisabeth HöngenAlbum
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