Naděžda Kniplová

(b. 1932)

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(b Ostrava, 1932).

Cz. soprano. Sang with Janáček Opera, Brno, 1959–64, then became prin. at Prague Nat. Th. Salzburg Easter Fest. 1967 (Brünnhilde), summer Fest. 1971 (Janáček's Glagolitic Mass). Outstanding in strongly dramatic roles, e.g. Smetana's Libuše, Janáček's Emilia Marty and Kostelnička, Isolde, Tosca, Ortrud, and Renata in The Fiery Angel.

Subjects: Opera.

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