Hildegard Behrens


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(b Varel‐Oldenburg, 1937; d Tokyo, 2009).

Ger. soprano. Opera début Freiburg, 1971. At Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf, she sang wide variety of roles incl. title‐role of Káťa Kabanová. Sang Leonore in Fidelio, Zurich 1975. CG début 1976; NY Met 1976; Salzburg Fest. 1977; Bayreuth 1983 (Brünnhilde).

Subjects: Opera.

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