Flotow, Friedrich (Adolf Ferdinand), Freiherr von (opera)
- Peter Cohen
(b Toitendorf [Teutendorf] estate, nr Neu-Sanitz, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, April 27, 1812; d Darmstadt, Jan 24, 1883). German composer. He is best remembered for his romantic comic opera Martha, which continues to be staged; the aria ‘Ach so fromm’ (and in its Italian version as ‘M’appari tutt’ amor’) has become a staple of the tenor aria repertory....