Erna Berger (1900-1990)

Photo folder for Hannele's Ascension: Curt Taucher as teacher Gottwald and Erna Berger as Hannele (SLUB Mscr.Dresd.App.Berger).


Singer, born on 19 October 1900 in Cossebaude, died on 14 June 1990 in Essen.

Born in Cossebaude, Erna Berger is one of the most important German coloratura sopranos of the 20th century. She was a member of the Vienna and Berlin State Operas and gave guest performances on national and international stages.

The singer's estate, comprising 26 capsules, came to SLUB Dresden as a gift from Wilhelma von Albert in November 2014.

Manuscript collection: Mscr.Dresd.App.Berger