About Jarmila Novotná
September 23, 1907 - February 09, 1994
|Place of Birth||:||Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now Czech Republic]|
|Also Known As||:||Jarmila Novotná, Novotna|
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Jarmila Novotna was Czech soprano singer, stage and screen actress. She made her operatic debut at the Prague Opera House, on June 28, 1925, as Marenka in Smetana's "The Bartered Bride". Her film debut was in "Vyznavaci slunce/The Sun Disciples" (1926). In 1929 she joined the Kroll Opera in Berlin. She created the female lead in Jaromir Weinberger's new operetta "Frühlingsstürme" in 1933, the last music drama produced in the Weimar Republic. Jarmila Nvotna and her singing partner Richard Tauber were both forced to leave Germany by the new Nazi regime.