Stolz, Teresa [ Stolzová, Terezie] (b Elbekosteletz, 1834; d Milan, 1902). Bohem. soprano. Opera début at Tiflis 1857. It. début at Turin 1863. Became mistress of cond. Mariani and later of Verdi. Milan début 1865. Sang Elisabeth in Don Carlos, Milan 1868, first It. Aida, 1872; created sop. role in Verdi's Requiem, 1874. Retired from opera 1877, concerts 1879. Voice of great range, dramatic expression, and flexibility.
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