Geszty, Sylvia [ Sylvia Witkowsky] (b Budapest, 1934). Hung. soprano. Début Budapest Opera 1959. Member of Berlin State Opera 1961–70 (début as Amor in Gluck's Orfeo); Berlin Komische Oper 1963–70; Hamburg State Opera 1966–73; Stuttgart Opera from 1971. CG début 1966; Salzburg 1967; Glyndebourne 1971; Amer. ( Los Angeles) 1973. Recorded Zerbinetta, her outstanding role, with Kempe.
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