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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 306,199 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Elisabeth Schwarzkopf is the 136th most popular singer (up from 138th in 2019), the 158th most popular biography from Poland (down from 155th 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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Among singers, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ranks 136 out of 3,528Before her are Caterina Valente, John Lee Hooker, Georges Brassens, Vicente Fernández, Kris Kristofferson, and Thomas Anders. After her are Little Richard, Al Jarreau, Grace Jones, Suzi Quatro, Roberto Carlos, and Mina.

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Among people born in 1915, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ranks 30Before her are Hu Yaobang, Les Paul, Curd Jürgens, Charles H. Townes, Robert Hofstadter, and Norman Foster Ramsey Jr.. After her are Shoichi Yokoi, Robert A. Dahl, Thomas Huckle Weller, Clifford Shull, Brother Roger, and Aziz Nesin. Among people deceased in 2006, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ranks 35Before her are Steve Irwin, John Kenneth Galbraith, Markus Wolf, Lennart Meri, Alexander Litvinenko, and Jack Palance. After her are Muriel Spark, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, Shelley Winters, Bülent Ecevit, Nam June Paik, and Melvin Schwartz.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ranks 158 out of 1,454Before her are Udo Lattek (1935), Christa Wolf (1929), Hanna Schygulla (1943), Bolesław III Wrymouth (1086), Jerzy Kukuczka (1948), and Olga Tokarczuk (1962). After her are Adolf Anderssen (1818), Władysław Anders (1892), Reinhard Selten (1930), Marian Rejewski (1905), Hans-Jürgen von Arnim (1889), and Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (1884).

Among SINGERS In Poland

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