Christa Ludwig

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Christa Ludwig
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German mezzo-soprano
Born: 16th March 1928 Berlin, Germany
Died: 24th April 2021 Klosterneuburg, Austria
Known both for her opera performances and her singing of Lieder. Her career spanned from the late 1940s until the early 1990s, debuting at the Vienna State Opera in 1955 and remaining for over 30 years. Former spouse of Walter Berry and mother of Wolfgang Berry.
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XLLA 33, XLL.1291, XLL.1292, XLL.1293 Christa Ludwig - Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) album art Mozart* - Hilde Gueden*, Leopold Simoneau, Walter Berry, Wilma Lipp, Kurt Boehme*, Emmy Loose, Paul Schoeffler*, August Jaresch, Judith Hellwig, Christa Ludwig, Hilde Roessel-Majdan*, Dorothea Siebert, Ruthilde Boesch, Eva Boerner*, Erich Majkut, Harald Pröglhöf*, Joseph Gostic*, Ljubomir Pantscheff - Vienna State Opera Chorus*, Dr. Richard Rossmayer* and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Karl Böhm Mozart* - Hilde Gueden*, Leopold Simoneau, Walter Berry, Wilma Lipp, Kurt Boehme*, Emmy Loose, Paul Schoeffler*, August Jaresch, Judith Hellwig, Christa Ludwig, Hilde Roessel-Majdan*, Dorothea Siebert, Ruthilde Boesch, Eva Boerner*, Erich Majkut, Harald Pröglhöf*, Joseph Gostic*, Ljubomir Pantscheff - Vienna State Opera Chorus*, Dr. Richard Rossmayer* and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Karl Böhm - Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) (Album) London Records, London Records, London Records, London Records XLLA 33, XLL.1291, XLL.1292, XLL.1293 US 1955 Sell This Version
LXT 5107-09 Christa Ludwig - Cosi Fan Tutte album art Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Wiener Philharmoniker, Chor der Wiener Staatsoper*, Karl Böhm, Lisa Della Casa, Christa Ludwig, Emmy Loose, Erich Kunz, Anton Dermota, Paul Schöffler Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Wiener Philharmoniker, Chor der Wiener Staatsoper*, Karl Böhm, Lisa Della Casa, Christa Ludwig, Emmy Loose, Erich Kunz, Anton Dermota, Paul Schöffler - Cosi Fan Tutte (Album) Decca LXT 5107-09 Germany 1956 Sell This Version
XP 2880 Christa Ludwig - Große Messe In C-Moll KV 427 album art Mozart*, Wilma Lipp, Christa Ludwig, Murray Dickie, Walter Berry, Pro Musica Symphonie Orchester, Wien*, Wiener Oratorien-Chor*, Ferdinand Grossmann Mozart*, Wilma Lipp, Christa Ludwig, Murray Dickie, Walter Berry, Pro Musica Symphonie Orchester, Wien*, Wiener Oratorien-Chor*, Ferdinand Grossmann - Große Messe In C-Moll KV 427 (Album) Opera, Pantheon XP 2880 Germany 1957 Sell This Version
33 WCX 1492, 33 WCX 1493, 33 WCX 1494, 33 WCX 1495 Christa Ludwig - Der Rosenkavalier album art Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Otto Edelman*, Christa Ludwig, Teresa Stich Randall*, Eberhard Waechter*, Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert Von Karajan, Richard Strauss Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Otto Edelman*, Christa Ludwig, Teresa Stich Randall*, Eberhard Waechter*, Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert Von Karajan, Richard Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier (Album) Angel Records, Angel Records 33 WCX 1492, 33 WCX 1493, 33 WCX 1494, 33 WCX 1495 Germany 1957 Sell This Version
PSL 4046, PSL.4046, GL.5666 Christa Ludwig - Highlights From The Marriage Of Figaro album art Mozart*, Jurinac*, Ludwig*, Streich*, Berry*, Schöffler*, Vienna Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By Karl Böhm Mozart*, Jurinac*, Ludwig*, Streich*, Berry*, Schöffler*, Vienna Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By Karl Böhm - Highlights From The Marriage Of Figaro (Album) Philips, Philips, Philips PSL 4046, PSL.4046, GL.5666 South Africa 1959 Sell This Version
3595 Christa Ludwig - Missa Solemnis D-dur Op. 123 album art Ludwig van Beethoven, Herbert von Karajan, Philharmonia Orchestra, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Nicola Zaccaria Ludwig van Beethoven, Herbert von Karajan, Philharmonia Orchestra, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Nicola Zaccaria - Missa Solemnis D-dur Op. 123 (Album) Angel Records 3595 1959 Sell This Version
33CX 1658 Christa Ludwig - Schwarzkopf Portrays Romantic Heroines album art Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Walter Susskind, Heinz Wallberg Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Walter Susskind, Heinz Wallberg - Schwarzkopf Portrays Romantic Heroines (Album) Columbia 33CX 1658 UK 1959 Sell This Version
S 35776 Christa Ludwig - Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen / Kindertotenlieder album art Mahler* - Christa Ludwig Mahler* - Christa Ludwig - Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen / Kindertotenlieder (Album, Comp) Angel Records S 35776 US 1959 Sell This Version
LXT 5511, LXT.5511 Christa Ludwig - Cosi Fan Tutte (Highlights) album art Mozart* / Della Casa*, Ludwig*, Loose*, Dermota*, Kunz*, Schoeffler* / Bohm*, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra* Mozart* / Della Casa*, Ludwig*, Loose*, Dermota*, Kunz*, Schoeffler* / Bohm*, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra* - Cosi Fan Tutte (Highlights) (Album) Decca, Decca LXT 5511, LXT.5511 South Africa 1959 Sell This Version
3580 C/L Christa Ludwig - Capriccio album art Richard Strauss - Wolfgang Sawallisch, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Eberhard Wächter, Nicolai Gedda, Hans Hotter, Christa Ludwig, Karl Schmitt-Walter Richard Strauss - Wolfgang Sawallisch, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Eberhard Wächter, Nicolai Gedda, Hans Hotter, Christa Ludwig, Karl Schmitt-Walter - Capriccio (Album) Angel Records 3580 C/L US 1959 Sell This Version
C 91 176/78, 33 WCX 563/65 Christa Ludwig - Carmen album art Georges Bizet, Christa Ludwig, Rudolf Schock, Melitta Muszely, Hermann Prey , Dirigent Horst Stein Georges Bizet, Christa Ludwig, Rudolf Schock, Melitta Muszely, Hermann Prey , Dirigent Horst Stein - Carmen (Album) Columbia, Columbia C 91 176/78, 33 WCX 563/65 Germany 1961 Sell This Version
SAX 2340 Christa Ludwig - Frauenliebe Und Leben  / Ziegeunerlieder album art Gerald Moore, Christa Ludwig, Schumann*, Brahms* Gerald Moore, Christa Ludwig, Schumann*, Brahms* - Frauenliebe Und Leben / Ziegeunerlieder Columbia SAX 2340 UK 1961 Sell This Version
FALP 730 Christa Ludwig - La Passion Selon Saint Jean album art Jean Sebastien Bach*, Elisabeth Grümmer, Christa Ludwig, Fritz Wunderlich, Josef Traxel, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Karl Christian Kohn*, Choeurs De La Cathédrale Sainte Edwige*, Orchestre Symphonique De Berlin*, Karl Forster Jean Sebastien Bach*, Elisabeth Grümmer, Christa Ludwig, Fritz Wunderlich, Josef Traxel, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Karl Christian Kohn*, Choeurs De La Cathédrale Sainte Edwige*, Orchestre Symphonique De Berlin*, Karl Forster - La Passion Selon Saint Jean La Voix De Son Maître FALP 730 France 1961 Sell This Version
SAXF 891/892/893 Christa Ludwig - Norma album art Vincenzo Bellini, Maria Callas, Christa Ludwig, Edda Vincenzi, Franco Corelli, Piero De Palma, Nicola Zaccaria, Orchestre Du Théatre De La Scala, Milan*, Tullio Serafin Vincenzo Bellini, Maria Callas, Christa Ludwig, Edda Vincenzi, Franco Corelli, Piero De Palma, Nicola Zaccaria, Orchestre Du Théatre De La Scala, Milan*, Tullio Serafin - Norma (Album) Columbia SAXF 891/892/893 France 1961 Sell This Version
63-6063, 6063 Christa Ludwig - Mahler Songs album art Mahler*, Christa Ludwig, Gerald Moore Mahler*, Christa Ludwig, Gerald Moore - Mahler Songs (Album) Columbia 63-6063, 6063 Australia 1962 Sell This Version
35645 Christa Ludwig - Der Rosenkavalier album art Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Otto Edelmann, Christa Ludwig, Teresa Stich Randall*, Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan / Richard Strauss Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Otto Edelmann, Christa Ludwig, Teresa Stich Randall*, Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan / Richard Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier (Album) Angel Records 35645 US 1962 Sell This Version
SAX 2547 Christa Ludwig - Fidelio (Highlights) album art Beethoven*Christa Ludwig, Jon Vickers, Gottlob Frick, Walter Berry, Gerhard Unger, Ingeborg Hallstein, Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus*, Otto Klemperer Beethoven*Christa Ludwig, Jon Vickers, Gottlob Frick, Walter Berry, Gerhard Unger, Ingeborg Hallstein, Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus*, Otto Klemperer - Fidelio (Highlights) (Album) Columbia SAX 2547 UK 1962 Sell This Version
3599 E/L Christa Ludwig - Matthäus-Passion = St. Matthew Passion = La Passion Selon Saint Matthieu album art J.S. Bach*, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, Otto Klemperer, Boys Of The Hampstead Parish Church Choir, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Peter Pears, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Walter Berry J.S. Bach*, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, Otto Klemperer, Boys Of The Hampstead Parish Church Choir, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Peter Pears, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Walter Berry - Matthäus-Passion = St. Matthew Passion = La Passion Selon Saint Matthieu (Album) EMI, EMI 3599 E/L US 1962 Sell This Version
SAXO 5253 Christa Ludwig - Arias From St. Matthew Passion album art Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer - Arias From St. Matthew Passion (Album) Angel Records, Angel Records, Angel Records SAXO 5253 Australia 1962 Sell This Version
SAX 2462 Christa Ludwig - Alto Rhapsody / Liebestod From Tristan Und Isolde / Wesendonck Lieder album art Brahms* / Wagner* - Christa Ludwig, Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer Brahms* / Wagner* - Christa Ludwig, Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer - Alto Rhapsody / Liebestod From Tristan Und Isolde / Wesendonck Lieder (Album, Comp) Columbia Graphophone Company Ltd. SAX 2462 UK 1962 Sell This Version
S-6095, 6095, RS 6095 Christa Ludwig - Brahms And Schumann Lieder album art Christa Ludwig (Mezzo-Soprano) / Gerald Moore (Piano) / Brahms* / Schumann* Christa Ludwig (Mezzo-Soprano) / Gerald Moore (Piano) / Brahms* / Schumann* - Brahms And Schumann Lieder (Album) The Record Society, The Record Society, The Record Society S-6095, 6095, RS 6095 Australia 1963 Sell This Version
ASDF 757 Christa Ludwig - Messe No 3 En Fa Mineur album art Bruckner*, Pilar Lorengar · Christa Ludwig · Josef Traxel · Walter Berry, Choers De La Cathédrale Sainte Edwige De Berlin*, Orchestre Symphonique De Berlin*, Karl Forster Bruckner*, Pilar Lorengar · Christa Ludwig · Josef Traxel · Walter Berry, Choers De La Cathédrale Sainte Edwige De Berlin*, Orchestre Symphonique De Berlin*, Karl Forster - Messe No 3 En Fa Mineur (Album) La Voix De Son Maître ASDF 757 France 1963 Sell This Version
AN 103-4-5-6, AN 103-6, RLS 901-4 Christa Ludwig - Così Fan Tutte album art Mozart* / Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Hanny Steffek, Alfredo Kraus, Giuseppe Taddei, Walter Berry, The Philharmonia Orchestra* And Chorus*, Karl Böhm Mozart* / Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Hanny Steffek, Alfredo Kraus, Giuseppe Taddei, Walter Berry, The Philharmonia Orchestra* And Chorus*, Karl Böhm - Così Fan Tutte (Album) His Master's Voice AN 103-4-5-6, AN 103-6, RLS 901-4 UK 1963 Sell This Version
36313 Christa Ludwig - Lohengrin Highlights album art Richard Wagner, Jess Thomas, Elisabeth Grümmer, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Christa Ludwig, Gottlob Frick, Otto Wiener, Wiener Philharmoniker, Rudolf Kempe Richard Wagner, Jess Thomas, Elisabeth Grümmer, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Christa Ludwig, Gottlob Frick, Otto Wiener, Wiener Philharmoniker, Rudolf Kempe - Lohengrin Highlights (Album) Angel Stereo 36313 Canada 1964 Sell This Version
B-3649 Christa Ludwig - Requiem album art Verdi*, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, Carlo Maria Giulini Verdi*, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, Carlo Maria Giulini - Requiem (Comp, Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice B-3649 US 1964 Sell This Version