her path to the stage was The Gymnasium in Stettin, Hilde Zadek 1934 aborts prematurely, because you will be harassed anti-Semitic. In Berlin, the 16-Year-old begins an education in a Jewish children's home, continues in the following year to Palestine, completes their education, but because she only has a tourist visa, in December 1937 the country. She's hiding a couple of weeks with the parents in Stettin, then leave in Switzerland. In 1939, she finally receives the Status of "British subject of Palestine", gets a Job at the Bicur-Cholim hospital in Jerusalem.
At the Conservatory, where their hospital boss is a volunteer Director, it meets your dream: at the age of 22 Hilde Zadek begins to study singing, working in parallel, but in the Shoe business of the parents. With a scholarship from the Zurich Academy of music, she's getting on in 1945, a troop transport ship to Europe, studying in Switzerland, the Vienna state Opera Director Franz Salmhofer know – and did not hesitate for one second, than the power your 1947 the offer, in the short term, for the title role in Verdi's "Aida". A day later Zadek gets an Engagement as a soloist at the state Opera. Vienna will remain in your artistic home, 786 performances, she sings 39 different roles, until her retirement from the stage in 1971.More about
100. Birthday of the soprano Hilde Zadek A life on the stageFrederik Hanssen
Hilde Zadek is a modern Diva, who travels a lot, and to inspire with her powerful, dramatic soprano, people around the world know, in the fifties, also in Berlin. After your active time Zadek dedicates itself with passion to teaching at the end of the Pro Junior. At the age of 101 years, the great soprano is dead now in Karlsruhe.