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Helga Pilarczyk

(b. 1925)


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(b Schöningen, Brunswick, 1925).

Ger. soprano. Début Brunswick 1951 as mez. Brunswick Opera 1951–4; Hamburg Opera 1954–68. Glyndebourne début 1958 (Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos) and CG 1959. Amer. début Washington DC 1962; NY Met 1965. Specialist in 20th‐cent. roles. Sang in f.p. of Henze's König Hirsch, Berlin 1956.

Subjects: Music.


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