Personalities | Christa Ludwig | Contemporary | Classical

b. 1928
German mezzo-soprano

Ludwig made her debut at Frankfurt in 1946, and from 1955 was based at the Vienna State Opera. She appeared all over the world in Wagner and Strauss mezzo roles, and occasionally sang soprano parts. Her many recordings include Octavian (Der Rosenkavalier) under Karajan and the Marschallin (the same opera) under Bernstein.

Introduction | Contemporary | Classical
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