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Res Fischer

1896-1974 DE, Berlin
Classical
A.k.a. Maria Theresia Fischer

Res Fischer (November 8, 1896, Berlin – October 4, 1974, Stuttgart) was one of the few true German contraltos of the 1930s and 1940s, and was one of the most powerful singing-actresses of her day.Born Maria Theresa Fischer, she studied in Berlin with the great soprano Lilli Lehmann, and later in Stuttgart and Prague. She made her debut in 1927 at the Basel Stadt Theater, and remained there until 1935. She then sang in Frankfurt (1935–41), and joined the Stuttgart Opera in 1941.Fischer enjoyed a long and distinguished career singing until 1965.

        
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Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63, Act II: Johohoe! Traft ihr das Schiff im Meere an (Live) on Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63 by Richard Wagner, George London, Leonie Rysanek, Fritz Uhl, Josef Greindl & Wolfgang Sawallisch
Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63, Act II: Summ und brumm, du gutes Rädchen (Live) on Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63 by Richard Wagner, George London, Leonie Rysanek, Fritz Uhl, Josef Greindl & Wolfgang Sawallisch
Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63, Act III: Erfahre das Geschick, vor dem ich dich bewahr'! (Live) on Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63 by Richard Wagner, George London, Leonie Rysanek, Fritz Uhl, Josef Greindl & Wolfgang Sawallisch
Ouvertüre (Figaros Hochzeit) on Die Hochzeit des Figaro by Clemens Krauss
Elektra, Op. 58, TrV 223: Allein! Weh, ganz allein (Elektra) on Strauss, R.: Elektra [Opera] by Richard Strauss & Richard Kraus
Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63, Act II: Senta! Senta! Willst du mich verderben? (Live) on Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63 by Richard Wagner, George London, Leonie Rysanek, Fritz Uhl, Josef Greindl & Wolfgang Sawallisch
Antigonae, Act I: Gemeinsamschwesterliches! o Ismenes Haupt! on Orff: Antigonae by Carl Orff & Ferenc Fricsay
Antigonae, Act I: O Blick der Sonne, du schonster on Orff: Antigonae by Carl Orff & Ferenc Fricsay
Elektra, Op. 58, TrV 223: Wo bleibt Elektra? (5 Magde, Die Aufseherin) on Strauss, R.: Elektra [Opera] by Richard Strauss & Richard Kraus
Elektra's Dance on Strauss, R.: Elektra [Opera] by Richard Strauss & Richard Kraus

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
WildschützGeorg Hann, Lore Wissmann, Engelbert Czubok, Res Fischer, Wolfgang Windgassen1950Album
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