Astrid Varnay

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    Der Fliegende Holländer, Act II: Fühlst du den SchmerzAstrid Varnay
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    Tannhäuser, Act I: Geliebter sag, wo weilt dein Sinn?Astrid Varnay
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    Tannhäuser, Act III: Willkommen, ungetreuer Mann!Astrid Varnay
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    Lohengrin, Act I: Einsam in trüben TagenAstrid Varnay
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    Lohengrin, Act I: Des Ritters will ich wahrenAstrid Varnay

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        One of the most respected Wagnerian sopranos of the mid-twentieth century, Astrid Varnay was born in Stockholm, Sweden, the child of two celebrated Hungarian singers. After spending her infancy in Norway where her father had been engaged as a stage director in Kristiania, she moved with her parents to Buenos Aires and the Teatro Col+¦n; finally, the family traveled on to the United States. After her father died tragically shortly before his 35th birthday, Varnay's mother turned ... Read more

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