Wilma Schmidt, 95, German operatic soprano

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Michael Rhodes

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Wilma Schmidt or Wilma Schmidt-Liebethal, who died 18 June 2022, aged 95, was a German operatic soprano.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilma_Schmidt

She performed for five decades in leading roles at the Staatsoper Hannover, and appeared as a guest at other opera houses and the Bayreuth Festival. Her broad repertoire included the Countess in Mozart's Figaro, Agathe in Weber's Der Freischütz, Elisabetta in Verdi's Don Carlo alongside Hans-Dieter Bader, Elisabeth in Wagner's Tannhäuser, and her favourite role, the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss.
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