Originals

These personal remembrance of Lehmann were spoken by Risë Stevens, mezzo soprano at the Met to Beaumont Glass for his Lehmann biography. Critic Max de Schauensee wrote this for an LP of Lehmann’s Brahms & Wolf songs German translation of the Lehmann-related...

Notes on Singing: Conversations with Lotte Lehmann

Sylvia G. Dreyfus wrote the following interview/article on Lehmann in the 1940s. She wasn’t new to the world of classical music, having written “American Songbird—The Success-Story of Dorothy Maynor” for  Liberty magazine: 30 November 1940; and “Notes on...

Die schöne Müllerin

Perhaps Lehmann’s recording of Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin isn’t as famous as her Winterreise, but she did teach almost the whole cycle at Northwestern University and painted a work for every song, so she obviously valued the cycle. We’ll combine these elements in...