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Ernestine Schumann-Heink

Ernestine Schumann-Heink (15 June 1861 – 17 November 1936) was a Czech-born German-American operatic contralto of German Bohemian descent. She was noted for the size, beauty, tonal richness, flexibility and wide range of her voice.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 15th, 1861 (Libeň), Died November 17th, 1936 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 140 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-2976 12-in. 1/3/1906 Mein Herz Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-2977 12-in. 1/3/1906 Ach, mein Sohn segnet Dir! Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-2978 12-in. 1/3/1906 Brindisi Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-2979 12-in. 1/3/1906 Sweet thoughts of home Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-2980 12-in. 1/3/1906 But the Lord is mindful of his own Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with string orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor CVE-2980 12-in. 6/26/1930 But the Lord is mindful of His own Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-3013 12-in. 1/17/1906 Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with cello obbligato vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-3014 12-in. 1/17/1906 Ave Maria Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with cello obbligato vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-3015 12-in. 1/17/1906 Sapphische Ode Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-3015 10-in. 10/5/1923 Sapphische Ode Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-3825 12-in. 9/21/1906 Lascia ch'io pianga Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-3826 10-in. 9/21/1906 Wiegenlied Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-3827 12-in. 9/21/1906 Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-4700 12-in. 7/24/1907 Kennst du das Land? Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-4701 12-in. 7/24/1907 Leggiero invisibile Ernestine Schumann-Heink ; Victor Orchestra Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-4702 10-in. 7/24/1907 Frühlingszeit Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-4703 10-in. 7/24/1907 Der Tod und das Mädchen Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-4731 12-in. 7/30/1907 Ach! Ich habe sie verloren Ernestine Schumann-Heink ; Victor Orchestra Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-4732 12-in. 7/30/1907 Weiche, Wotan, weiche! Ernestine Schumann-Heink ; Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Vocal duet (contralto and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-4838 12-in. 9/26/1907 Prison scene Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-4839 12-in. 9/26/1907 Prison scene Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-5041 12-in. 1/29/1908 The rosary Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-5041 10-in. 9/15/1915 The rosary Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-5042 12-in. 1/29/1908 His lullaby Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-6471 12-in. 9/28/1908 Es ist bestimmt in Gottes Rath Ernestine Schumann-Heink ; Victor Orchestra Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
(Results 1-25 of 140 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schumann-Heink, Ernestine," accessed September 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105329.

Schumann-Heink, Ernestine. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105329.

"Schumann-Heink, Ernestine." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 September 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105329

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