Aglaja von Orgeni

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Aglaja Johanna Nepomucena Maria von Görger St. Jörgen

Birthplace: Rimavská Sobota, Slovakia
Death: March 15, 1926 (84)
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Occupation: Hungarian operatic coloratura soprano and teacher
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About Aglaja von Orgeni

Aglaja Orgeni, real name Anna Maria von Görger St. Jörgen was a Hungarian operatic coloratura soprano. Aglaja was a student of Pauline Viardot-García and was one of the most celebtrated coloratura sopranos during the second half of the 19th. century. She became an excellent teacher and her pupils included singers like Berta Morena, Margarethe Siems, Gertrude Förstel, Sophie Wolf, Erika Wedekind and Edyth Walker. In Germany she was appointed to the rank of Royal Professor, being the first woman to receive that title.

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Aglaja von Orgeni's Timeline

December 17, 1841
Rimavská Sobota, Slovakia
March 15, 1926
Age 84
Vienna, Vienna, Austria