Gundula Janowitz

(b. 1937)

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(b Berlin, 1937).

Ger. soprano. Début Vienna State Opera 1959 as Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro, singing with this co. for 30 years, especially in Mozart and Strauss roles. Bayreuth Fest. 1960–2; Salzburg début 1963, singing many roles there until 1981; NY Met début 1967. Sang Countess in Figaro at re‐opening of Paris Opéra 1973. CG début 1976; Glyndebourne 1964. Dir., Graz Opera 1990–1. Noted Lieder singer.

Subjects: Opera.

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