Maria Hanfstängl ( German Marie Hanfstängl , sometimes Hanfstängl , nee Schroeder , German Schröder ; April 30, 1848 , Breslau - September 5, 1917 , Munich ) - German singer ( soprano ).
|Date of Birth||April 30, 1848|
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|Date of death||September 5, 1917 (69 years old)|
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She studied in Baden-Baden with Pauline Viardot . In 1866 , she made her debut on the Paris opera stage, but with the start of the Franco-Prussian war she returned to Germany, since 1871 she sang at the Court Opera in Stuttgart . In 1873 , she married photographer Erwin Hanfstaengl (1840 - c. 1913), the son of the famous lithographer and photographer Franz Hanfstaengl .
In 1878, she interrupted her career for additional studies in Florence with Luigi Vannuccini , then she performed in the city theater of Frankfurt am Main . The best parts of Hanfstaengl included Rosina from the Barber of Seville , Gretchen from Faust Gounod , Lucia di Lammermoor from Donizetti's opera of the same name . In 1895 - 1897 taught at the Hoch Conservatory . In 1902 , she published the book My Method of Teaching Singing and the Initial Theory of the Word and Image ( German: Meine Lehrweise der Gesangskunst und Elementartheorie in Wort und Bild ).
- G. Riemann Hanfstaengl // Musical Dictionary : Translation from the 5th German Edition
- German National Library , Berlin State Library , Bavarian State Library , etc. Record # 116453222 // General Normative Control (GND)
- Hanfstaengel, Maria // Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary : 86 volumes (82 volumes and 4 additional). - SPb. , 1892. - T. VIII. - S. 97.