Janowitz, Gundula (1937–)

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Janowitz, Gundula (1937–)

German soprano. Born Aug 2, 1937, in Berlin, Germany; studied with Herbert Thöny at Graz Conservatory.

Made debut at Vienna Staatsoper (1959); appeared at Bayreuth (1960–63); was a member of Frankfurt Opera (1963–66); triumphed as Sieglinde for Von Karajan's Salzburg Ring (1967); made Metropolitan Opera debut (1976), Paris Opéra (1973), Covent Garden (1976); became a director of the Graz Opera (1990).

See also Women in World History.

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