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Régine Crespin

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Régine Crespin

Régine Crespin has been played on NTS shows including The Opera Show, with Der Rosenkavalier first played on 21 February 2017.

Régine Crespin (23 February 1927 – 5 July 2007) was a French operatic dramatic soprano, later a mezzo-soprano, who excelled in both the French and German repertoire.

Crespin was born in Marseille. Her childhood was affected both by growing up during World War II and her mother's alcoholism.[1]

She began taking singing lessons at the age of sixteen. After failing to pass her Baccalauréat but doing well in a singing competition, she went to Paris and studied at the Conservatoire.[2]

She made her début in 1950 in…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Les Nuits D'Été
Régine Crespin, Ernest Ansermet, John Wustman, Hector Berlioz, Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, Francis Poulenc, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande
London Records1988
Les Nuits D'Été
Régine Crespin, Ernest Ansermet, John Wustman, Hector Berlioz, Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, Francis Poulenc, L'Orchestre De La Suisse RomandeLondon Records1988
Discogs
Der Rosenkavalier
Strauss, Régine Crespin, Söderström, Gueden, Vienna Philharmonic, Varviso
Decca1965
Der Rosenkavalier
Strauss, Régine Crespin, Söderström, Gueden, Vienna Philharmonic, VarvisoDecca1965
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