Death of a great German artist

Gisela May died on Friday December 2 at the age of 92.

The epic Brecht actress and singer in East Berlin was perhaps the closest in spirit to Lotte Lenya, embracing not only the Weill songs but many of Eisler, Dessau, Hollander and … Jacques Brel.



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  • My, she was an early favorite and I can still hear her recordings in my head. She had a big career doing repertoire she loved.

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