Lotte Lenya

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Lotte Lenya (18 October 1898 – 27 November 1981) was an Austrian singer, diseuse, and actress, long based in the United States. In the German-speaking and classical music world she is best remembered for her performances of the songs of her husband, Kurt Weill. In English-language cinema, she was nominated for an Academy Award for her role as a jaded aristocrat in The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961). She also played the murderous and sadistic Rosa Klebb in the James Bond movie From Russia with Love (1963).

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1958 Die Dreigroschenoper (Sender Freies Berlin) Kurt Weill; Lotte Lenya, Wilhelm Brückner-Rüggeberg 4 2
1958 September Song and Other American Theatre Songs of Kurt Weill Lotte Lenya 1
1988 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Norddeutscher Radio-Chor & Orchester feat. conductor: Wilhelm Brückner-Rüggeberg) Kurt Weill; Lotte Lenya, Wilhelm Brückner-Rüggeberg 2
1990 Seven Deadly Sins / Happy End Kurt Weill; Lotte Lenya 1
1997 Sings Kurt Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins and Berlin Theatre Songs Lotte Lenya 1
Kurt Weill: Berlin & American Theater Songs Lotte Lenya 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1930 Alabama-Song / Denn Wie Man Sich Bettet, So Liegt Man Lotte Lenja 1
1930 Surabaya-Johnny / Bilbao-Song Lotte Lenya 1

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