The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Löwe, Sophie
LÖWE, Sophie, a German vocalist, born in Oldenburg, March 24, 1815, died in Pesth, Nov. 29, 1866. She studied under Cicemarra in Vienna, and made her first appearance there in opera in 1832. Subsequently she won much applause in Berlin, especially as Susanne in “Figaro;” but she was more successful in Germany and Italy than in Paris. She had a magnificent voice and an imposing style of beauty. She retired from the opera in 1848, on her marriage with the Austrian general Prince Frederick of Liechtenstein.