Vespermann, Klara

SINGER (GERMANY)
BORN 13 Apr 1799, München - DIED 6 Mar 1827, München
REAL NAME Metzger-Vespermann, Klara
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (18-14-11/12)

Klara Vespermann came from a simple family. At an early age she came into contact with the theatre and her mezzosoprano voice attracted the attention of Peter von Winter. He adopted her and educated her as a singer.

In 1816 she was Myrrha in "Unterbrochenes Osterfest" and in 1819 she became a member of the Court Opera. She was most succesfull in Rossini's opera's. Carl Maria von Weber praised her voice and her mime. She married the court actor Wilhelm Vespermann.

Related persons
• was admired by Weber, Carl Maria von

Sources
• Hufnagel, Max Joseph, Berühmte Tote im Südlichen Friedhof zu München, Zeke Verlag, Würzburg, 1983

Images

The grave of Klara Vespermann at the Alte Südfriedhof, Munich.
Picture by Androom (20 Aug 1994)

 


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Published: 11 May 2008
Last update: 3 Jan 2016