Ruth Berghaus


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(b Dresden, 1927; d Berlin, 1996).

Ger. theatre director. One of team of radical producers at Frankfurt Opera 1980–7. In Parsifal (1982) she represented the Grail knights as a depraved group with bald heads. Brit. début Cardiff (WNO) 1984 (Don Giovanni).

Subjects: Music — Theatre.

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