Mannsfeldt, Frieda

HARPIST (GERMANY)
BORN 21 Mar 1863, Chemnitz, Sachsen - DIED 7 Aug 1882, Dresden, Sachsen: Blasewitz
GRAVE LOCATION Dresden, Sachsen: Trinitatisfriedhof, Fiedlerstraße 1, Johannstadt-Nord

Frieda Mannsfeldt was the daughter of the violinist and conductor Hermann Gustav Mannsfeldt (1833-1892), who directed the music chapel of the Gewerbehaus in Dresden. When she was twelve years she debuted on the stage and astonished the public by her performance of the harp solo in C. Oberthür’s "The Gipsy Girl". Between 1878 and 1882 she performed in concerts in Saxony, but in 1882 she died when she was only nineteen years old.

Images

The grave of Frieda Mannsfeldt at the Trinitatisfriedhof, Dresden.
Picture by Androom (27 Aug 2012)

 

Sources
Startseite - Sophie Drinker Institut


Manzel, Karl Ludwig

Published: 24 Nov 2018
Last update: 24 Nov 2018