mezzo-soprano

Christa Ludwig

  • March 16, 1928

Biography

Christa Ludwig made her debut as Orlovsky at Frankfurt at the age of 18, where she sang until 1952. After appearances in Darmstadt from 1952 to 1954, she sang in 1954-1955 in Hannover. She joined the Wiener Staatsoper in 1955, where she became one of its principal artists and was made a Kammersängerin in 1962. She remained with the company for more than 30 years. In 1954 she appeared in Salzburg as Cherubino and returned there until 1981.

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