OP1511. IOLANTHE (Tchaikowsky) (in German), Broadcast Performance, 1950, w.Müller-Kray Cond. Stuttgart Ensemble; Otto von Rohr, Trude Eipperle, Rudolf Gonszar, Lorenz Fehenberger, Hetty Plümacher, etc. (E.U.) 2-Walhall 0206. - 4035122652062
“Trude Eipperle was a German operatic soprano who studied at the Musikhochschule in her native Stuttgart, and made her stage début in Wiesbaden, in 1930. She sang in Nuremberg (1930-34), Brunswick (1934-37), Munich (1938-44), Cologne (1945-51), and Stuttgart from 1951 onwards. She also appeared at the Salzburg Festival in 1942. She made guest appearances in Vienna, Milan, Barcelona, Lisbon, Brussels, Monte Carlo, Paris and London.
Her repertory included Countess Almaviva, Pamina, Agathe, Elisabeth, Elsa, Eva, the Marschallin, Arabella, Empress/Kaiserin (DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN) but was also admired as Desdemona in Verdi's OTELLO, Mimi in LA BOHEME, and as Cio-Cio-San in MADAMA BUTTERFLY.”
- Zillah Dorset Akron
"…Lorenz Fehenberger, a Bavarian farmer’s son and one of the most extraordinary tenor talents I have ever worked with. He had the musical instinct of a Domingo and an Italianate voice similar to Beniamino Gigli’s.”
- Georg Solti, MEMOIRS, p.76