Irmgard Seefried

1919 - 1988

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Irmgard Seefried (9 October 1919 – 24 November 1988) was a distinguished German soprano who sang opera, sacred music, and lieder. Maria Theresia Irmgard Seefried was born in Köngetried, near Mindelheim, Bavaria, Germany, the daughter of educated Austrian-born parents. She studied at Augsburg University before making her debut in Aachen as the priestess in Verdi's Aida in 1940. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Irmgard Seefried has received more than 42,337 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Irmgard Seefried is the 880th most popular singer, the 3,384th most popular biography from Germany and the 40th most popular German Singer.

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Among singers, Irmgard Seefried ranks 880 out of 3,541Before her are Blixa Bargeld, Burning Spear, Carl Wilson, Haykanoush Danielyan, Anneke Grönloh, and Garou. After her are Davorin Popović, Angela Gossow, Cat Power, Birthe Wilke, Charli XCX, and Cheb Mami.

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Among people born in 1919, Irmgard Seefried ranks 189Before her are Alan Young, Lawrence Tierney, Mustai Karim, Hans Hass, Maria Lassnig, and John Ljunggren. After her are R. M. Hare, Paavo Aaltonen, Rie Mastenbroek, Nilla Pizzi, Eva Gabor, and Franco Rossi. Among people deceased in 1988, Irmgard Seefried ranks 125Before her are Joshua Logan, Sándor Bíró, Jenő Vincze, Sewall Wright, Francisco Rodrigues, and Emeric Pressburger. After her are Herluf Bidstrup, Ferenc Sas, Alberto Uria, Abdulrahman Fawzi, Alan Paton, and Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Irmgard Seefried ranks 3,384 out of 5,289Before her are Johann Wilhelm Schirmer (1807), Rudolf Kittel (1853), Fritz Buchloh (1909), Gustav Lange (1830), Stanislaus Kobierski (1910), and Ferdinand Freiligrath (1810). After her are Eugen Bolz (1881), Friedrich Gerhard Rohlfs (1831), Fritz Manteuffel (1875), Peer Steinbrück (1947), Johann Philipp, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1597), and Angela Gossow (1974).

Among SINGERS In Germany

Among singers born in Germany, Irmgard Seefried ranks 40Before her are Jonas Kaufmann (1969), Roy Black (1943), Elisabeth Schumann (1888), Liane Augustin (1927), Nicole (1964), and Blixa Bargeld (1959). After her are Angela Gossow (1974), Diana Damrau (1971), Margot Hielscher (1919), Anneliese Rothenberger (1926), Erna Berger (1900), and Max Raabe (1962).