Loose-Kriso, Emmy

BORN 22 Jan 1914, Karbitz bei Aussig, Mähren (now: Ústí nad Labem) - DIED 14 Oct 1987, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Hietzinger Friedhof, Maxingstraße 15, Hietzing (Gruppe 39, Nummer 25)

Emmy Loose was educated at the Conservatory in Prague and passed the State Examinations. She debuted in 1939 in Hanover as Blondchen in "Die Entführung aus dem Serail". In 1941 she was engaged at the State Opera in Vienna, where she worked until 1966.

She appeared at the festival in Salzburg, at the Scala in Milan, Covent Garden in London and also performed in Asia and South America. In 1954 she received the title of Kammersängerin in Austria. From 1979 onwards she was a teacher at the Academy of Music in Vienna. She was married to the laryngologist Dr. Otto Kriso.


The grave of Emmy Loose at the Hietzing Cemetery in Vienna.
Picture by androom (15 Aug 2006)


Emmy Loose (Soprano) - Short Biography

Lopez, Francis

Published: 27 Oct 2006
Last update: 12 Oct 2023