March 31, 1911, Niederjeutz, Alsace-Lorraine – November 6, 1986
Elisabeth Schilz Grümmer was a German soprano, described as a singer blessed with elegant musicality, warm-hearted sincerity, and a voice of exceptional beauty.
In Aachen, she met Herbert von Karajan under whose encouragement Grümmer made her operatic début in 1940, singing the role of First Flowermaiden in a 1940 performance of Wagner’s Parsifal.
Grümmer was acclaimed both as an opera singer and as a lieder interpreter.
Mozart – Don Giovanni Non mi dir, 1954