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Astrid Varnay

Astrid VarnayAKA Ibolyka Astrid Maria Varnay

Born: 25-Apr-1918
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 4-Sep-2006
Location of death: Munich, Germany
Cause of death: Infection [1]
Remains: Buried, Friedhof am Perlacher Forst, Munich, Germany

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Wagnerian soprano


[1] Pericardial infection.

Father: Alexander Varnay (opera stage director)
Mother: Maria Yavor (coloratura soprano)
Husband: Hermann O. Weigert (opera coach, m. 1944, d. 1955)

    High School: Dickinson High School (1935)
    University: New Jersey Musical College

    New York Metropolitan Opera Singer (1941-57)
    Naturalized US Citizen 1944
    Hungarian Ancestry Paternal and Maternal

Is the subject of documentaries:
Never Before, 2004


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