Erna Spoorenberg

Erna Spoorenberg (11 April 1925 – 18 March 2004) was a Dutch soprano.wikipedia
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Spoorenberg then studied singing under Aaltje Noordewier until she was 17, whilst continuing her violin lessons under Julius Röntgen.
She was a mentor to singers such as Aafje Heynis, Erna Spoorenberg and Laurens Bogtman.

Julius Röntgen

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Spoorenberg then studied singing under Aaltje Noordewier until she was 17, whilst continuing her violin lessons under Julius Röntgen.
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Vught

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In later life she settled in the town of Vught, where she died in 2004, aged 78.
Erna Spoorenberg, soprano

Harriet Cohen International Music Award

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A Harriet Cohen International Music Award (year not determined)
Erna Spoorenberg

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Erna Spoorenberg (11 April 1925 – 18 March 2004) was a Dutch soprano.

Yogyakarta

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She was born in Yogyakarta, Java, Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia).

Java

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She was born in Yogyakarta, Java, Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia).

Dutch East Indies

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She was born in Yogyakarta, Java, Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia).

Deutsche Oper am Rhein

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At the age of 14, she studied under Isa Neuhaus, a singer with the Düsseldorf Opera (who was later transported and killed by the Nazis).

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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In 1947, she made her debut on Radio Hilversum, singing Mozart's motet Exsultate, jubilate.

Exsultate, jubilate

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In 1947, she made her debut on Radio Hilversum, singing Mozart's motet Exsultate, jubilate.

Karl Böhm

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In 1949, she auditioned for Karl Böhm and was given a guest contract at the Vienna State Opera, soon becoming a permanent member.

Vienna State Opera

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In 1949, she auditioned for Karl Böhm and was given a guest contract at the Vienna State Opera, soon becoming a permanent member.

Dutch National Opera

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Returning to the Netherlands, she was eventually offered a contract with De Nederlandse Opera for 25 performances per season.

La traviata

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Her debut on 15 September 1955 was as Violetta in La traviata.

Soviet Union

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In 1963 and 1965, she toured the Soviet Union, appearing at the Kirov and the Bolshoi Theatre.

Mariinsky Theatre

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In 1963 and 1965, she toured the Soviet Union, appearing at the Kirov and the Bolshoi Theatre.

Bolshoi Theatre

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In 1963 and 1965, she toured the Soviet Union, appearing at the Kirov and the Bolshoi Theatre.

Géza Frid

In parallel to her opera career, she gave many recitals, often with Geza Frid, and also as a soloist.

Johann Sebastian Bach

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In a 1957 recording of Bach's St Matthew Passion with De Nederlandse Bachvereniging, conducted by Anthon van der Horst, she was the soprano soloist.

St Matthew Passion

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In a 1957 recording of Bach's St Matthew Passion with De Nederlandse Bachvereniging, conducted by Anthon van der Horst, she was the soprano soloist.

Netherlands Bach Society

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In a 1957 recording of Bach's St Matthew Passion with De Nederlandse Bachvereniging, conducted by Anthon van der Horst, she was the soprano soloist.

Die Entführung aus dem Serail

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Mozart: The Magic Flute (Pamina / Queen of the Night), Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Konstanze), Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni (Donna Elvira), Così fan tutte (Fiordiligi)

Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium

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From 1970 to 1977, she taught at the Royal Academy in Brussels, and from 1971 to 1988 in the Sweelinck Academy of Music in Amsterdam.