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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 15, 1861 (Libeň), Died November 17, 1936 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto

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Recordings (Results 126-140 of 140 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-55615 12-in. 7/17/1929 Weiche, Wotan! Weiche! Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor CVE-55616 12-in. 7/17/1929 Hore mit Sinn, was ich dir sage! Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor CVE-55617 12-in. 7/18/1929 Der Erlkonig Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Victor CVE-55618 12-in. 7/18/1929 Leggero invisibile Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Victor CVE-62319 12-in. 6/26/1930 There is no death Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor CVE-67405 12-in. 1/20/1931 My heart ever faithful Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor CVE-67406 12-in. 1/20/1931 Taps Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor [Trial 1913-09-29-01] Not documented 9/29/1913 Vocal lesson, no. 1 Ernestine Schumann-Heink Singing instruction vocalist, contralto  
Victor [Trial 1913-09-29-02] Not documented 9/29/1913 Vocal lesson, no. 2 Ernestine Schumann-Heink Singing instruction vocalist, contralto  
Victor [Trial 1913-09-29-03] Not documented 9/29/1913 Vocal lesson, no. 3 Ernestine Schumann-Heink Singing instruction vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 1378 10-in. ca. 1903 Le prophète : Arioso Ernestine Schumann-Heink Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 1379 10-in. approximately 1903 Drinking song Ernestine Schumann-Heink Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 1380 10-in. approximately 1903 Dalilah's grand aria Ernestine Schumann-Heink Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 1381 10-in. ca. 1903 Bolero Ernestine Schumann-Heink Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 1382 10-in. approximately 1903 Der Tod und das Maedschen Ernestine Schumann-Heink Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
(Results 126-140 of 140 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schumann-Heink, Ernestine," accessed June 25, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105329.

Schumann-Heink, Ernestine. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 25, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105329.

"Schumann-Heink, Ernestine." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 25 June 2022.

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

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