Frohlich, Josephine


One of the talented Frohlich sisters of Vienna, a sister and pupil of Anna Frohlich. Josephine became a distinguished singer. She made her debut at a concert in her native town and was so successful from the outset that she was engaged for the Court Theatre from 1821 to 1822. Shortly afterward she went to Copenhagen and studied there under Siboni. She appeared with success in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, and was appointed private singer to the King of Denmark. Later she sang in opera in Italy, notably at Venice in 1829 and Milan in 1831, with striking success. She was elected an honorary member of the Societa Appollinea of Venice. The later years of her life were devoted to teaching.