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In 1998, to honor the centenary of the birth of Lotte Lenya (1898-1981), an extraordinary singer/actress and one of the foremost interpreters of the music of her husband, Kurt Weill (1900-1950), the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music established an annual Lotte Lenya Competition.
The Lotte Lenya Competition recognizes talented singer/actors of all nationalities, ages 19-32, who are dramatically and musically convincing in repertoire ranging from contemporary Broadway scores to opera/operetta, including the works of Kurt Weill.
Total prizes exceed $75,000; individual prizes range from $500 (semi-finals) to $20,000 (finals). First round prizes include $500 "Emerging Talent" awards and $500 to non-advancing semifinalists.
For more information on the Lotte Lenya Competition and the Kurt Weill Foundation, please visit https://www.kwf.org/index.html.
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