Osten, Vally von der

BORN 29 Nov 1882, Dresden, Sachsen - DIED 15 Aug 1923, Kassel, Hessen
GRAVE LOCATION Dresden, Sachsen: Johannisfriedhof, Wehlener Strasse 13, Tolkewitz (3 H)

Colatura soprano Vally (or Vali) von der Osten was the daughter of the actors Emil von der Osten and Rosa von der Osten-Hildebrandt and the sister of the famous soprano Eva von der Osten. Vally was educated as a singer in Dresden. She debuted in 1904 at the Hoftheater in Altenburg and performed mostly at the Hoftheater in Kassel. She was best known for her Wagner parts.

She married opera singer Fritz Windgassen and their son Wolfgang Windgassen (1914-1974) was also a well known opera singer. She was only 40 years old when she died in Kassel.

• Mother: Osten-Hildebrandt, Rosa von der
• Son: Windgassen, Wolfgang
• Sister: Osten, Eva von der

Related persons
• is brother/sister of Osten, Eva von der


The grave of Eva von der Osten and Vally von der Osten at the Johannisfriedhof, Dresden.
Picture by Androom (28 Aug 2005)


Wikipedia (DE)

Osten-Hildebrandt, Rosa von der

Published: 23 Jul 2009
Last update: 16 Jan 2022