Maria Ivogun

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Birthday
18, 1891
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Oct 3, 1987 (95)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
18, 1891
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Oct 3, 1987 (95)

About

Hungarian-born soprano who recorded a famous version of the Queen of the Night aria from Mozart's opera The Magic Flute.

Before Fame

She made her operatic debut in a Munich production of Puccini's famous piece, La bohème.

Trivia

She was asked to sing the role of Zerbinetta in a 1916 Vienna production of Ariadne auf Naxos by the opera's composer, Richard Strauss.

Family Life

She divorced operatic tenor Karl Erb in 1932 and married pianist Michael Raucheisen the following year.

Associated With

She was known particularly for her interpretations of the operatic works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and played leading roles in such Mozart operas as Così fan tutte and Le nozze di Figaro.