Edita Gruberová

(1946–2021) Slovak-born Austrian opera singer

Edita Gruberová (23 December 1946 – 18 October 2021)[1][2] was a Slovak coloratura soprano. She is known for her roles as Zerbinetta in Ariadne auf Naxos and Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute. She appeared in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor and as Elvira in Bellini's I puritani and Elisabetta in Roberto Devereux.

Edita Gruberová
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Gruberová in 2013
Born(1946-12-23)23 December 1946
Died18 October 2021(2021-10-18) (aged 74)
Zurich, Switzerland
OccupationOperatic soprano
Years active1968–2020
OrganisationVienna State Opera
TitleKammersängerin

Gruberová was born in Rača, Bratislava. Her mother was Hungarian and her father was German.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Kesting, Jürgen (30 March 2019). "Ich regiere nicht mehr. Geht!". Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (in German). Frankfurt. Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  2. red, ORF at/Agenturen (2021-10-18). "Sopranistin Edita Gruberova gestorben". news.ORF.at (in German). Retrieved 2021-10-18.