Hilde Zadek in your career in all the major Opera houses singing. Especially as Aida and Tosca, she was famous. Now the soprano has died in a high age, such as the Vienna state Opera announced.
The chamber singer Hilde Zadek has died at the age of 101 years. Such as the Vienna state Opera, told, died Zadek on Thursday in Karlsruhe. Zadek was one of the greatest sopranos of the 20th century. Century. In the case of the Wiener Staatsoper, she was an honorary member."Our sunshine"
"With another state, has now Opera icon of the 20th century. Century, a significant artist of the postwar ensemble of the Staatsoper represented as a few, a legendary teacher who influenced generations," said state Opera Director Dominique Meyer. "We, Hilde Zadek, our sunshine will be missed, as I was allowed to call."
Hilde Zadek in the role of Leonore in Ludwig van Beethoven's Opera "Fidelio" at the Vienna state Opera
Hilde Zadek was on 15. December 1917 in Bromberg (province of Posen, today Bydgoszcz) was born and spent her Childhood and youth in Szczecin. They settled first in Berlin for a children's nurse training.39 roles in 37 of the operas
in 1935, had to emigrate to the Jewish-born Zadek to Palestine. At the Conservatory in Jerusalem, she graduated from a music and vocal training. She made her debut at 3. February 1947 as Aida in a performance at the Vienna Staatsoper in the Theater an der Wien and quickly became an important pillar of the ensemble.
Between 1947 and 1971, Hilde Zadek sang in 39 roles, in 37 different operas. Among her most glamorous roles, the Tosca, and Ariadne in Richard Strauss' "Ariadne auf Naxos, next to the Aida". In 1971, she adopted the stage. Since then, she was in Austria and internationally as a singing teacher and was in charge of, among other things, to 1978, the vocal Department at the Conservatory of the city of Vienna.