Eva Marton

(b. 1943)

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(b Budapest, 1943).

Hung. soprano. Opera début Budapest 1963 (Queen in The Golden Cockerel). Member of Hung. State Opera 1963–71; Frankfurt Opera 1971–7; Hamburg State Opera from 1977. Amer. début NY 1975 in f.p. of Hovhaness's oratorio The Way of Jesus. Débuts: NY Met 1976; Bayreuth 1977; Salzburg Fest. 1982; S. Francisco 1985; CG 1987. Admired exponent of Strauss roles—Elektra, Empress, Dyer's Wife—and of Verdi and Wagner heroines.

Subjects: Opera.

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