Helen Donath

(b. 1940)

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(b Corpus Christi, Texas, 1940).

Amer. soprano. Sang Inez in Il trovatore, Cologne 1960. Member of Cologne Opera 1962–3; Hanover 1963–7; Salzburg Fest. 1967; Amer. début (S. Francisco) 1971; CG 1979. Roles incl. Ilia, Zerlina, Mimi, Martinů's Julietta, and the Governess in The Turn of the Screw. Frequent recitalist in Lieder and concert‐hall choral works. Husband is Klaus Donath, former mus. dir. Darmstadt Opera.

Subjects: Opera.

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