Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

1915 - 2006

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Dame Olga Maria Elisabeth Friederike Schwarzkopf, (9 December 1915 – 3 August 2006) was a German-born Austro-British lyric soprano. She was among the foremost singers of lieder, and is renowned for her performances of Viennese operetta, as well as the operas of Mozart, Wagner and Richard Strauss. After retiring from the stage, she was a voice teacher internationally. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf has received more than 344,839 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Elisabeth Schwarzkopf is the 154th most popular singer (down from 136th in 2019), the 185th most popular biography from Poland (down from 158th in 2019) and the most popular Polish Singer.

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf was a German soprano. She was most famous for her opera and lieder performances.

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  • 40

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  • 8.42

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Over the past year Elisabeth Schwarzkopf has had the most page views in the with 35,105 views, followed by German (23,209), and French (10,756). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Danish (162.33%), Esperanto (84.16%), and Latin (74.24%)


Among singers, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ranks 154 out of 4,381Before her are Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Barbara Strozzi, Ofra Haza, Shakira, Georges Brassens, and Sofia Rotaru. After her are Drake, İbrahim Tatlıses, Tori Amos, Tony Bennett, Celia Cruz, and Mirella Freni.

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Among people born in 1915, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ranks 32Before her are Charles H. Townes, Les Paul, Robert Hofstadter, Clifford Shull, Norman Foster Ramsey Jr., and Aziz Nesin. After her are Thomas Huckle Weller, Brother Roger, Shoichi Yokoi, Rudolf Kirchschläger, Chung Ju-yung, and Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland. Among people deceased in 2006, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ranks 39Before her are Raymond Davis Jr., Alida Valli, Clifford Geertz, Alexander Litvinenko, Markus Wolf, and Bülent Ecevit. After her are John Kenneth Galbraith, Shohei Imamura, Zoia Ceaușescu, Telmo Zarra, P. W. Botha, and Nam June Paik.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ranks 185 out of 1,694Before her are Mykhailo Hrushevsky (1866), Günter Blobel (1936), Benzion Netanyahu (1910), Adolph Menzel (1815), Solomon Asch (1907), and Adam Jerzy Czartoryski (1770). After her are Catherine Opalińska (1680), Stanislaus of Szczepanów (1030), Ernst Kummer (1810), Bolesław II the Generous (1041), Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776), and Otto Kretschmer (1912).

Among SINGERS In Poland

Among singers born in Poland, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ranks 1After her are Marek Grechuta (1945), Maryla Rodowicz (1945), Miliza Korjus (1905), Basia (1954), Katja Ebstein (1945), Jan Kiepura (1902), Chava Alberstein (1946), Anna Maria Jopek (1970), Urszula Dudziak (1943), Anna Jantar (1950), and Jean de Reszke (1850).