MARGARETA KENNEY Margareta Kenney, mezzo-soprano
The mezzo-soprano Margareta Kenney was born (it is thought) in 1918.
Little is known about her early life except that she was brought up in Argentina
where she studied before making her début as one of the Valkyries in
Die Walküre at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. She came
to Vienna in 1950 and remained with the State Opera for the next decade. Her
rôles there included Eboli, Herodias, Amneris, Brangäne and Azucena.
In 1954 she sang in Florence and Perugia, before singing Lady Macbeth in Rome
in 1956. She also appeared in Naples and Lisbon. Her other recordings include
D'Albert's Tiefland and Stravinsky's Les Noces.
Role: Classical Artist