Benita Valente

    Benita Valente

    • Benita Valente
    Benita Valente

    Benita Valente

    • Benita Valente

    Benita Valente

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    Romanze, D. 787Benita Valente
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    Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118Benita Valente
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    Lied der Mignon, D.877: I. Heiss mich nicht reden, No. 2Benita Valente
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    Die Lotosblume, Op. 25, No. 7Benita Valente
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    Du bist wie eine Blume, Op. 25, No. 24Benita Valente

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        Lyric soprano Benita Valente was born in California and graduated from the Curtis Institute in 1960. Among her teachers were Lotte Lehmann and Margaret Harshaw, and although she made her debut at the Freiburg Opera in 1962, most of her singing career was based in the United States. Valente is highly regarded for her singing of Mozart; she was among the performers at the debut of Lincoln Center's 1966 Mostly Mozart Festival, and made her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1973 as Pamina... Read more

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