Wächter, Eberhard (b Vienna, 1929; d Vienna, 1992). Austrian baritone. Opera début Vienna Volksoper 1953 (Silvio in Pagliacci). Member of Vienna State Opera from 1955. Débuts: CG 1956; Salzburg Fest. 1956; Bayreuth 1958; La Scala 1960; NY Met 1961. Dir., Vienna Volksoper 1987–92, art. co-dir. Vienna State Opera 1991–2.
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