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Name: Erna Sack  
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Date of Birth: 6th February 1897
Place of Birth: Spandau-Berlin, Germany
Profession: Actress
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Erna Sack (1898-1972) was a German coloratura soprano who studied at the Prague Conservatory and later in Berlin. From 1928 to 1930, Sacks sang with the Berlin City Opera. Her career really started in high gear in 1930 when her uncanny ability to sing those stratosopheric high notes, including c4! (C above high C). Richard Strauss wrote a new cadenza for her high voice, for her to sing as Zerbinetta in "Ariadne auf Naxos".

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