Sachse-Hofmeister, Anna



Dramatic soprano, who was born at Gunpoldskirchen, near Vienna, and sang as a child in the church choir of her native place. She was a pupil of Frau Passy-Cornet at the Vienna Conservatory, and studied privately with Prech, making her first appearance at Wurzburg in 1870 as Valentine in Les Huguenots. She sang with success at Frankfort from 1872 to 1876; then at Berlin, where she met and married the tenor singer, Sachse, afterwards librarian at Berlin. She was engaged to sing at Leipsic from 1880 to 1882 and was prima donna at the Berlin Court Theatre for some time.