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She studied at the
conservatoire in Cologne and
with Alberto Selva in Milan.
She made her debut in 1894 at the Stadttheater in Zurich as Agathe in ‘’Freischütz’’. In the 1896-1902 seasons she was a member of
the Opernhauses in Cologne, where she appeared in 1902
in the premiere of the opera "Die Pompadour" by Emanuel Moor. In 1898 she married the opera singer
Hermann Endorf. In the 1904-1905 season she was engaged by the Stadttheater in Elberfeld, from 1905 to 1910 she sang at the Opernhaus in Hannover. In the 1910-1915 seasons she appeared with great success at the Opernhaus in Leipzig. Here she sang in 1914 the the of Kundry in the première of
‘’Parsifal’’ as a partner of Jacques Urlus. She sang at the Bayreuth Festival
from 1906 to 1909. She made guest appearances at the Hofoper in Berlin (1907-1909), at the Hofoperin Munich (1910-1918), at Amsterdam, Rotterdam (1910), at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels (1913, 1914), at the Deutschen Theater in Prague (1911), at the Stadttheater in Zurich and at the HofoperinDresden (1911). In 1908 and from 1911 to 1914 she guested at the Covent Garden in London in R. Wagner’s operas. Later she lived in Leipzig and worked there as vocal pedagogue. Her stage repertoire included Elsa in
‘’Lohengrin’’, Eva in "Meistersingern", Elisabeth in ‘’Tannhäuser’’, Desdemona in ‘’Otello’’,
Pamina in "Zauberflöte", Marguerite in ‘’Faust’’ and the title role in"Königin von Saba".
of some appearances
1896-1902 Cologne Opernhauses
1904-1905 Elberfeld Stadttheater
1905-1910 Hannover Opernhaus
1907-1909 Berlin Hofoper
1908 LondonCovent Garden
1910-1915 Leipzig Opernhaus
1911 LondonCovent Garden
1911 Prague Deutschen
1911 Zurich Stadttheater
1912 LondonCovent Garden
Théâtre de la Monnaie
Théâtre de la Monnaie
LondonCovent Garden 1910-1918 Munich Hofoper
RECORDINGS FOR SALE
Gramophone, Hannover 1907-12?
Freischütz (Weber): Und ob die Wolke (Cavatine) 2-43056 4010r Nozze di Figaro (Mozart): Heil'ge Quelle 2-43057 4011r