Elly Ameling

Elly Ameling's career as a singer took off when she won the first prizes in two competitions. In conversation with Roy Plomley, she explains why she devotes most of her time to singing lieder and has only appeared in one opera. She also talks about her occasional forays into cabaret and she chooses the eight records she would take to the mythical island.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: It Don't Mean A Thing by Ellington
Book: Poetry by Paul Verlaine
Luxury: Buddha statue

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40 minutes

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Fri 15 Feb 1985 09:05

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Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestElly Ameling

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