- David Cummings
(b Vienna, Sept 16, 1908; d Hamden, CT, Jan 28, 2006). Austrian contralto . She sang in Breslau from 1931 (making her début as Erda) but with the rise of the Nazis was obliged to leave Germany. She made concert tours of Austria and Scandinavia and appeared at the German Theatre, Prague. After touring the USA with the Salzburg Opera Guild in ...