|OPERA SINGER (GERMANY)|
BORN 13 Feb 1903, München, Bayern - DIED 20 Oct 1981, Hamburg|
BIRTH NAME Linhard, Theresia Anna
GRAVE LOCATION Graz, Steiermark: Steinfeldfriedhof, Friedhofgasse 33
The soprano Thea Linhard was the daughter of the merchant Wilhelm Johann Linhard from Munich. She became a student of the soprano Maria Ivogün when she was only sixteen years old. She debuted in 1920 at the Stadttheater in Bamberg. From 1921 to 1926 she was engaged at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. There she sang under Hans Knappertsbusch on 15 November 1924 in the premiere of "Don Gil von den grünen Hosen" by Walter Braunfels. She also sang at the State Opera in Vienna.
In 1927 she married the conductor Karl Böhm and after that she made only guest appearances. The actor Karlheinz Böhm was their son. In 1932 she performed at the Salzburger Festspiele in Haydn's "Die Schöpfung".
Husband: Böhm, Karl
Thea Linhard-BÃ¶hm â€“ Wikipedia