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Maria Jeritza

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The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role, for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.

— Maria Jeritza

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She created the roles of Blanchefleur in Kienzl's opera Der Kuhreigen (1911) Ariadne in Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos (1912) the Empress in his Die Frau ohne Schatten (1919) and Marie/Marietta in Korngold's Die tote Stadt (1920) the latter also being the role of her debut with the Metropolitan Opera on November 19 1921. Maria Jeritza (October 6 1887 – July 10 1982) born Marie Jedličková was a celebrated Moravian soprano singer long associated with the Vienna State Opera (1912–1935) and the Metropolitan Opera (1921-1932 and 1951). After a short only two-year marriage to Mr.

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