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Margarete Matzenauer

Margaret Matzenauer (sometimes spelled Margarete Matzenauer or Margarethe Matzenaur) (1 June 1881 – 19 May 1963) was a mezzo-soprano singer with an opulent timbre and a wide range to her voice. She performed key works from both the Italian and German operatic repertoires in Europe and the United States.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 1st, 1881 (Timișoara), Died May 19th, 1963 (Van Nuys)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto

Notes: Also sings in the soprano and mezzo-soprano range.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 73 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-11686 12-in. 3/8/1912 O mio Fernando Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-11687 12-in. 3/8/1912 Ich sah' das Kind Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-11688 10-in. 3/8/1912 Seguidilla Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-11689 12-in. 3/8/1912 In grembo a me Margarete Matzenauer ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-11690 10-in. 3/8/1912 Fort denn, eile Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-11785 12-in. 3/22/1912 Se tu m'ami Pasquale Amato ; Margarete Matzenauer Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra and chorus vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-11786 12-in. 3/22/1912 Ah! l'alto ardor Pasquale Amato ; Margarete Matzenauer Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra and chorus vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-11787 12-in. 3/25/1912 Robert, o tu che adoro Margarete Matzenauer ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-11788 12-in. 3/25/1912 Arie der Lenore Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-11789 10-in. 3/25/1912 Arie der Lenore Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-12882 12-in. 2/7/1913 Ritorna vincitor Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-12883 10-in. 2/7/1913 O patria mia Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-12884 10-in. 2/7/1913 Tacea la notte placida Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-12885 12-in. 2/7/1913 D'amor sull' ali rosee Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-12886 12-in. 2/7/1913 Voi lo sapete Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-29218 10-in. 12/26/1923 Stride la vampa! Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-29219 10-in. 12/26/1923 Brindisi Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-29220 12-in. 12/26/1923 Nobil signori, salute! Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-29221 12-in. 12/26/1923 Voce di donna Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-31629 10-in. 3/18/1925 Pregúntale a las estrellas Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with mandolin and orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-31629 10-in. 1/2/1925 Pregúntale a las estrellas Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with mandolin and orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-31630 10-in. 3/19/1925 La golondrina Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-31630 10-in. 1/2/1925 La golondrina Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with violin and orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor CVE-31631 12-in. 3/19/1925 Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with cello and orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-31631 12-in. 1/2/1925 Mon coeur Margarete Matzenauer Soprano vocal solo, with cello and orchestra vocalist, contralto  
(Results 1-25 of 73 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Matzenauer, Margarete," accessed April 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108926.

Matzenauer, Margarete. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108926.

"Matzenauer, Margarete." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 April 2021.

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