Julia Claussen hovsångare och mezzosopran

Julia Claussen hovsångare och mezzosopran Julia Claussen - mezzosopran

Julia Claussen, född Ohlsson 11 juni 1879 i Stockholm, död 1 maj 1941, var en svensk operasångerska (mezzosopran). Hon utnämndes till  hovsångerska 1923.

Julia Claussen hovsångare och mezzosopran

Hon genomgick Musikkonservatoriet i Stockholm 1898–1901, där Oskar Lejdström var hennes lärare i sång, samt även vid operaskolan . Senare studerade hon som Jenny Lind-stipendiat  i Berlin. Hon debuterade som Leonora i Donizettis La favorite vid Kungliga Teatern 1903 och var engagerad där 1903–12, därefter vid bland annat Chicago Grand Opera från 1913  och Covent Garden Royal Opera i London och slutligen 1917–32 vid Metropolitan Opera i New York. Efter debuten som Delilah i november 1917 medverkade hon i ytterligare 172 föreställningar. Hennes sista roll blev Venus i Tannhäuser 19 april 1932.

Bland hennes roller märks Leonora, Amneris i Aida, Carmen, Ortrud i Lohengrin, Fides i Le Prophète, Brünhilde i Valkyrian samt Delila i Simson och Delila. Hon tilldelades Jenny Lind-stipendiet och var ledamot av Musikaliska Akademien. Hon ingick äktenskap med sjökapten Th. Claussen 1902.

Metropolitan Opera

[Met Performance] CID:67120
Samson et Dalila {16}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/23/1917
Debut: Julia Claussen
[Met Performance] CID:69020
Samson et Dalila {21}
Boston, Massachusetts; 04/27/1918
[Met Performance] CID:71100
Aida {243}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/12/1919
[Met Performance] CID:74970
Aida {253}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/22/1920
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:75010
Last Sunday Night Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/25/1920
[Met Performance] CID:77360
Lohengrin {310}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/3/1921
[Met Performance] CID:77390
Lohengrin {311}
Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York; 03/5/1921
[Met Performance] CID:77440
Aida {261}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/10/1921
[Met Performance] CID:77550
Lohengrin {312}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/19/1921
[Met Performance] CID:77590
Aida {262}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 03/22/1921
[Met Performance] CID:77730
Lohengrin {313}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/1/1921
[Met Performance] CID:77860
Aida {263}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/11/1921
[Met Performance] CID:77900
Lohengrin {314}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/15/1921
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:77940
Twenty-second Sunday Night Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/17/1921
[Met Performance] CID:77970
Lohengrin {315}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 04/19/1921
[Met Performance] CID:78030
Lohengrin {316}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/23/1921
[Met Performance] CID:78090
Aida {265}
Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia; 04/29/1921
Debut: Dorothy Snediker
[Met Performance] CID:80480
Die Walküre {191}
Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, Brooklyn; 03/4/1922
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:80490
Sixteenth Sunday Night Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/5/1922
[Met Performance] CID:80530
Aida {274}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/9/1922
[Met Performance] CID:80570
Lohengrin {323}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/11/1922
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:80580
Seventeenth Sunday Night Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/12/1922
[Met Performance] CID:80600
Die Walküre {192}
Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 03/14/1922
[Met Performance] CID:80730
Lohengrin {324}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/23/1922
[Met Performance] CID:80930
Samson et Dalila {40}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/6/1922
Review
[Met Performance] CID:80990
Parsifal {97}
Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 04/11/1922
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:81060
Twenty-Second Sunday Night Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/16/1922
[Met Performance] CID:81100
Die Walküre {193}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/19/1922
[Met Performance] CID:81130
Tristan und Isolde {155}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/21/1922
[Met Performance] CID:83550
Lohengrin {325}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/8/1923
Review
[Met Performance] CID:83720
Aida {281}
Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 03/20/1923
Reviews
[Met Performance] CID:83770
Samson et Dalila {45}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/24/1923
[Met Performance] CID:83800
Lohengrin {326}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/26/1923
Review
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:83910
Special Performance
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/3/1923
[Met Performance] CID:84010
Lohengrin {327}
Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 04/10/1923
[Met Performance] CID:84100
Samson et Dalila {46}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/16/1923
[Met Performance] CID:84150
Lohengrin {328}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/20/1923
[Met Performance] CID:84200
Aida {285}
Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia; 04/24/1923
[Met Performance] CID:86570
Samson et Dalila {49}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/27/1924
[Met Performance] CID:86970
Samson et Dalila {50}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/29/1924
[Met Performance] CID:87370
Aida {293}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 04/28/1924
Review
[Met Performance] CID:89060
Die Walküre {207}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/21/1925
Debut: Maria Müller
Reviews
[Met Performance] CID:89130
Die Walküre {208}
Academy of Music, New York, Brooklyn; 01/27/1925
Review
[Met Performance] CID:90310
Lohengrin {342}
Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia; 04/23/1925
[Met Performance] CID:90440
Aida {303}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/5/1925
[Met Performance] CID:91160
Lohengrin {343}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/14/1925
Review
[Met Performance] CID:92480
Aida {311}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/20/1926
[Met Performance] CID:93180
Boris Godunov {75}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/10/1926
[Met Performance] CID:93300
Aida {314}
Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia; 04/19/1926
Review
[Met Performance] CID:93410
Samson et Dalila {58}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 04/30/1926
[Met Performance] CID:93460
Aida {315}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/5/1926
[Met Performance] CID:94760
Die Walküre {220}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 12/28/1926
[Met Performance] CID:95240
Lohengrin {351}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 02/1/1927
Review
[Met Performance] CID:95640
La Gioconda {93}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/2/1927
[Met Performance] CID:95820
La Gioconda {94}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/14/1927
[Met Performance] CID:96090
La Gioconda {95}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/1/1927
[Met Performance] CID:96220
Aida {324}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/11/1927
Review
[Met Performance] CID:96330
Il Trovatore {155}
Lyric Theatre, Baltimore, Maryland; 04/19/1927
Review
[Met Performance] CID:96380
Il Trovatore {156}
Washington Auditorium, Washington, D.C.; 04/23/1927
Review
[Met Performance] CID:96430
Lohengrin {353}
Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia; 04/29/1927
Review
[Met Performance] CID:96470
Aida {325}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/2/1927
Review
[Met Performance] CID:96520
Lohengrin {354}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/6/1927
[Met Performance] CID:96540
Il Trovatore {157}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/7/1927
Review
[Met Performance] CID:98630
Tristan und Isolde {178}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 02/28/1928
[Met Performance] CID:98650
Die Walküre {227} Ring Cycle [49]
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/1/1928
Review
[Met Performance] CID:98800
Aida {332}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/10/1928
[Met Performance] CID:99330
Boris Godunov {83}
Lyric Theater, Baltimore, Maryland; 04/17/1928
[Met Performance] CID:99350
Boris Godunov {84}
Washington, D.C.; 04/19/1928
[Met Performance] CID:99390
Tannhäuser {247}
Washington, D.C.; 04/21/1928
[Met Performance] CID:99440
Die Walküre {228}
Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia; 04/27/1928
[Met Performance] CID:99480
Aida {333}
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio; 04/30/1928
Review
[Met Performance] CID:99550
Il Trovatore {162}
Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/5/1928
[Met Performance] CID:100030
Tannhäuser {249}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/31/1928
Debut: Letitia Brugnani
Review
[Met Performance] CID:100160
Lohengrin {360}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/10/1928
[Met Performance] CID:100210
Tannhäuser {250}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/15/1928
Review
[Met Performance] CID:100330 
United States Premiere
In the presence of the composer
La Campana Sommersa {1}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/24/1928
Reviews
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:100360
Fourth Sunday Night Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/25/1928
[Met Performance] CID:100430
La Campana Sommersa {2}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/30/1928
Review
[Met Performance] CID:100550
Tannhäuser {251}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/8/1928
Debut: Martha Henkel
[Met Performance] CID:100600
La Campana Sommersa {3}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/13/1928
[Met Performance] CID:100690
La Gioconda {103}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/20/1928
[Met Performance] CID:100850
La Campana Sommersa {4}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/31/1928
[Met Performance] CID:100880
Die Walküre {231}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/2/1929
Review
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:100930
Tenth Sunday Night Concert
Verdi-Puccini Program Concert

Metropolitan Opera House; 01/6/1929
[Met Performance] CID:100950
Tannhäuser {252}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 01/8/1929
Review
[Met Performance] CID:100960
La Campana Sommersa {5}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/9/1929
Review
[Met Performance] CID:101010
La Gioconda {104}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/12/1929
[Met Performance] CID:101030
Die Walküre {232}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/14/1929
Review
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:101120
Italian Opera Night Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/20/1929
[Met Performance] CID:101300
Die Walküre {233}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/2/1929
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:101410
Grand Sunday Night Program
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/10/1929
[Met Performance] CID:101440
Aida {338}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 02/12/1929
Review
[Met Performance] CID:101700
Aida {340}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/2/1929
[Met Performance] CID:101870
Aida {341}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/13/1929
Review
[Met Performance] CID:101890
Boris Godunov {87}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/14/1929
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:101930
Grand Sunday Night Program
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/17/1929
[Met Performance] CID:101960
Tristan und Isolde {185}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/20/1929
Review
[Met Performance] CID:101980
United States Premiere
Fra Gherardo {1}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/21/1929
Review
[Met Performance] CID:102040
Fra Gherardo {2}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/25/1929
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:102150
Grand Sunday Night Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/31/1929
[Met Performance] CID:102180
Fra Gherardo {3}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 04/2/1929
[Met Performance] CID:102230
Fra Gherardo {4}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/6/1929
[Met Performance] CID:102320
Fra Gherardo {5}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/12/1929
[Met Performance] CID:102440
Aida {344}
Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia; 04/23/1929
[Met Performance] CID:102520
La Gioconda {108}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/1/1929
[Met Performance] CID:102550
Lohengrin {366}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/3/1929
[Met Performance] CID:103020
La Campana Sommersa {6}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 10/29/1929
Debut: Gladys Swarthout
[Met Performance] CID:103050
La Gioconda {109}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/1/1929
Debut: Tancredi Pasero
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:103080
Grand Operatic Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/3/1929
[Met Performance] CID:103160
Die Walküre {236}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/9/1929
[Met Performance] CID:103190
Il Trovatore {169}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/11/1929
[Met Performance] CID:103230
La Gioconda {110}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/15/1929
Review
[Met Performance] CID:103250
La Campana Sommersa {7}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/16/1929
[Met Performance] CID:103350
Die Walküre {237}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/23/1929
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:103370
Special Sunday Night Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/24/1929
[Met Performance] CID:103400
Die Walküre {238}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 11/26/1929
[Met Performance] CID:103460
Aida {348}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/30/1929
[Met Performance] CID:103600
Die Walküre {239}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/11/1929
[Met Performance] CID:103650
Il Trovatore {171}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/14/1929
Debut: Edward Ransome
[Met Performance] CID:103710
La Campana Sommersa {8}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/20/1929
[Met Performance] CID:103870
Die Walküre {240}
Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, Brooklyn; 12/31/1929
[Met Performance] CID:103980
Tannhäuser {255}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/9/1930
[Met Performance] CID:104200
Il Trovatore {172}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/25/1930
[Met Performance] CID:104480
Die Walküre {243}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/14/1930
[Met Performance] CID:104570
Aida {351}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/21/1930
[Met Performance] CID:104620
Sadko {4}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 02/25/1930
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:104700
Grand Concert – Popular Opera Program
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/2/1930
[Met Performance] CID:104750
La Gioconda {113}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/6/1930
[Met Performance] CID:104820
Sadko {6}
Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, Brooklyn; 03/11/1930
[Met Performance] CID:105260
Aida {354}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/14/1930
[Met Performance] CID:105340
Aida {355}
Baltimore, Maryland; 04/21/1930
[Met Performance] CID:105420
Aida {356}
Mosque Auditorium, Richmond, Virginia; 04/29/1930
[Met Performance] CID:105460
Il Trovatore {173}
Atlanta, Georgia; 05/2/1930
[Met Performance] CID:105490
La Gioconda {115}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/5/1930
[Met Performance] CID:105540
Sadko {11}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/9/1930
[Met Performance] CID:105560
Il Trovatore {174}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/10/1930
[Met Performance] CID:106020
La Gioconda {116}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 10/28/1930
[Met Performance] CID:106110
Il Trovatore {175}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/5/1930
Review
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:106170
Verdi – Puccini Program
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/9/1930
[Met Performance] CID:106520
Lohengrin {376}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/5/1930
[Met Performance] CID:106730
La Gioconda {118}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/20/1930
[Met Performance] CID:106880
Aida {359}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/1/1931
[Met Performance] CID:106990
La Gioconda {119}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/9/1931
[Met Performance] CID:107010
Aida {360}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/10/1931
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:107020
Gala Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/11/1931
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:107510
Special Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/15/1931
[Met Performance] CID:107580
Sadko {13}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/20/1931
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:107700
Operatic Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/1/1931
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:107890
Special Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/15/1931
[Met Performance] CID:107970
La Gioconda {120}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/21/1931
[Met Performance] CID:108040
Lohengrin {381}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/27/1931
[Met Performance] CID:109190
La Gioconda {121}
Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, Brooklyn; 11/17/1931
[Met Performance] CID:109490
Der Fliegende Holländer {34}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/9/1931
[Met Performance] CID:109570
Der Fliegende Holländer {35}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 12/15/1931
[Met Performance] CID:109690
Tannhäuser {262}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/25/1931
[Met Performance] CID:109710
La Gioconda {122}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/26/1931
[Met Performance] CID:109780
Aida {367}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/1/1932
[Met Performance] CID:109850
Der Fliegende Holländer {36}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/7/1932
[Met Performance] CID:109860
La Gioconda {123}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/8/1932
[Met Performance] CID:110070
Lohengrin {384}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/23/1932
[Met Performance] CID:110180
La Gioconda {124}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/1/1932
[Met Performance] CID:110380
Die Walküre {257}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/15/1932
[Met Performance] CID:110560
Die Walküre {258}
Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, Brooklyn; 02/27/1932
[Met Performance] CID:110600
Aida {368}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/2/1932
Debut: Francesco Merli
[Met Performance] CID:110610
Die Walküre {259} Ring Cycle [53] Uncut
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/3/1932
Broadcast (Act II)
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:110660 
Grand Operatic Surprise Party
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/6/1932
[Met Performance] CID:110820
Lohengrin {386}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/18/1932
[Met Performance] CID:110860
Aida {370}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/21/1932
[Met Performance] CID:111000
Tristan und Isolde {207}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/31/1932
[Met Performance] CID:111250
Tannhäuser {268}
Baltimore, Maryland; 04/19/1932
Debut: Beatrice Weinberger

In English

Julia Claussen (June 11, 1879 – May 1, 1941) was a Swedish mezzo-soprano.

Biography

She was born on June 11, 1879 in Stockholm, Sweden. Claussen was educated at the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in that city; she also studied at the Royal Academy inBerlin. She made her debut in La favorita in Stockholm on January 19, 1903, and remained with the Royal Swedish Opera for nine seasons. She sang at Covent Garden and in Paris, and appeared in Chicago in 1913. She made her Metropolitan Opera debut, as Delilah, on November 23, 1917. Claussen remained with the company until her retirement in 1932, whereupon she returned to Stockholm. She also sang with the Philadelphia Civic Opera Company in the 1920s. She died in Stockholm in 1941.

 

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