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Gerhardt, Elena

Gerhardt, Elena ālā´nä gĕr´härt [key], 1883–1961, German mezzo-soprano and teacher of singing, studied at the Leipzig Conservatory. She made her debut in 1903. After a concert career in both the United States and Europe as an outstanding interpreter of German lieder, she taught in London from 1933 until her death.

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