Opera legend Edita Gruberova dies aged 74

BERLIN.- Edita Gruberova, the legendary Slovak-born coloratura soprano, has died in Zurich at the age of 74, her management said in a statement seen by AFP on Tuesday. The opera star, whose career spanned more than 50 years, died on Monday, Munich-based Hilbert Artists Management said. Born in Bratislava, Gruberova...
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Edita Gruberova, the 'Slovak nightingale', dies at 74

An ovation was never lacking, every time Edita Gruberova sang “und gewandelt um und um!”, The end of the famous Zerbinetta monologue, in Ariadna en Naxos , from Richard Strauss. That fascination, which left his character speechless, infected the entire theater. And the experience, riddled with scenic self-confidence and vocal pyrotechnics, was repeated more than two hundred times in almost four decades. From his resounding success in Vienna, in 1976, to the astonishing performances he gave at the beginning of the new century, such as that of 2002, at the Liceo de Barcelona, ​​one of his favorite theaters. Gruberova retired, in 2019, after serving half a century on the stage, and passed away yesterday, 18 of October, at his home in Zurich, as a result of a domestic accident. Two months until his 75 th birthday.

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Soprano Edita Gruberova, "queen of the coloratura", has died at 74

We regret to have to announce that the soprano Edita Gruberova has died in Zurich at the age of 74. ," said the Hilbert Artists management agency in Munich in a statement. The soprano, who was residing in Switzerland, died on Monday, the agency said. Known as the " queen...
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Singers lead the mourning for Edita Gruberova

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RIP: A mighty soprano has fallen

We have been informed of the death today in Zurich of Edita Gruberova, one of the great coloratura sopranos, at the age of 74. No cause has been disclosed. Slovak by birth, with a German father and Hungarian mother, Gruberova was nudged towards a conservatory education by her family’s pastor. She made her Bratislava debut in 1968 and conquered Vienna two years later. In all, she bestrode the international stage for half a century, retiring in 2019. Although she sang at Covent Garden and the Met, she was less appreciated by English-speaking audiences. In Munich and Vienna, though, she was Queen.

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“Queen of coloratura”: star soprano Edita Gruberova dies

D.he Slovak soprano Edita Gruberova is dead. She died on Monday at the age of 74 in Zurich, as her family announced via the Munich agency Hilbert Artists Management. Gruberova, known as the “Queen of Coloratura”, ended her career in 2019. Before that she was on the opera stage for more than 50 years. She was a Bavarian and Austrian chamber singer.