Anday, Rosette, Hungarian mezzo-soprano; b. Budapest, Dec. 22, 1903; d. Vienna, Sept. 28, 1977. She studied violin with Jen Hubay and voice with Mme. Cahier, Georg Anthes, and Gino Tessari. In 1920 she made her operatic debut at the Budapest Opera, then was a member of the Vienna State Opera (1921–61). She also made guest appearances throughout Europe and North and South America. Among her finest roles were Carmen, Clytemnestra, Dorabella, and Orfeo.
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