This page will attempt to bring together all the information about Lehmann’s portrayal of the Marschallin that’s available on this website.

From the Apple iBook, volume 2, but in website format, you’ll hear Lehmann sing excerpts from the role, speak about the whole opera, hear her in interviews about the role, and discover information on the 1933 recording.

You can experience my commentary for Lehmann’s recording of “Kann mich auch an ein Mädel erinnern” as well as her performance of this monolog.

Photos of Lehmann as the Marschallin

Reviews of Lehmann in the role of the Marschallin

Information on the 1933 recording of Der Rosenkavalier with Lehmann

(One can hear Lehmann’s portions of the 1933 HMV Rosenkavalier recording at:

Just scroll down to recording 212.)

“Live” 1939 radio broadcast of Der Rosenkavalier with Paul Jackson’s remarks

You can hear LL recite (not sing) the monolog from Act I ‘Die Zeit…’

You may want to read magazine articles that reference LL’s role in Der Rosenkavalier. Or you can read about the famous recorded performances of the opera with Lehmann as the Marschallin.

In her retirement, Lehmann painted tiles representing the whole Rosenkavalier story. You can view them here. They begin on number 35.

Was the Marschallin Lehmann’s favorite role? Here’s an early radio interview with her on that subject.

Conductor Maurice Abravanel on Lehmann’s Marschallin:

Abravanel on Lehmann
Risë Stevens recalls Rosenkavalier with Lehmann

Here in her own words is an article by Judy Sutcliffe that shows her Lehmann connection through the role as the Marschallin.