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Annelies Burmeister (Contralto)

Born: 1928

Died: 1988

Nationality: German

Annelies Burmeister was a German contralto and actress.

Burmeister studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Weimar. She was a member of the Deutsche Oper in Berlin and made several guest appearances with other ensembles, including the Hamburg State Opera and the Opéra de Paris. She performed at the Bayreuth Festival in 1966 and 1967, where her roles included Fricka and Siegrune in Der Ring des Nibelungen, which has been released on Compact Discs. Also in her discography is her interpretation of Mary in Der fliegende Holländer, with Theo Adam and Anja Silja, conducted by Otto Klemperer for EMI, in 1968.

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