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Contralto Sigrid Onegin (1889-1943) was born Elisabeth Elfriede Sigrid Hoffmann in Stockholm. She studied in Munich, Milan, Frankfurt, and with her first husband, Russian composer and pianist Eugen B. Onegin. She made her debut (1911) as a concert singer under the name Lilly Hoffmann. Her stage debut (1912) came as Carmen (seen here) in Stuttgart. This celebrated singer appeared all over the world, including London, Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Munich, Salzburg, and Bayreuth. She made only five appearances during her two seasons (1922-24) at the Metropolitan Opera. She created the role of Dryad in Ariadne auf Naxos at Stuttgart (25 Oct 1912). German soprano Eva von der Osten (19 Aug 1881 - 1936) as Elisabeth. She made her debut (1902) in Dresden, where she spent the majority of her entire career. She was beloved at the Dresden Royal Opera where she created the role of Octavian in the world premiere (1911) of Der Rosenkavalier. She also appeared in the world premiere (1916) of Hollische Gold. She was the first Kundry in the English premiere (1914) of Parsifal in Covent Garden. She was married to baritone Friedrich Plaschke. She later was the manager at the Dresden State Opera, and managed the production of the world premiere (1933) of Arabella there.  Piotr Olenin: Producer, baritone, and conductor.  
Swedish tenor Arvid Ödmann (1850-1914) in the title role of Faust. He made his debut (1873) as Tamino in Die Zauberflöte in Stockholm. In 1875 he had the opportunity to study with Massenet in Paris, which greatly enhanced his skills in the French repertory. In 1887 he was engaged for the Copenhagen Opera but soon returned to the Royal Opera House in Stockholm where he remained to the end of his career (1911). This is a Gösta Florman image, circa 1910. Elisabeth Ohms as Isolde. ( Arnhem: 17 May 1888 - Marquartstein, Bavaria: 16 Oct 1974). Dutch soprano. After study in Amsterdam and Frankfurt, she made her début at Mainz in 1921, and in 1923 joined the Munich Opera, where she spent the greater part of her career; she was appointed Kammersängerin, and married the Munich stage designer Leo Pasetti. Her many notable performances included Brünnhilde and Isolde. She made guest appearances in Milan, Bayreuth, Covent Garden and other cities.
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