Biserka Cvejić

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Biserka Cvejić
Бисерка Цвејић
Biserka Cvejić.jpg
Biserka Cvejić in 1966
Born
Biserka Katušić

(1923-11-05)November 5, 1923
Jesenice, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
DiedJanuary 7, 2021(2021-01-07) (aged 97)
Belgrade, Serbia
Occupation
Organization
TitleKammersängerin
AwardsLegion of Honor

Biserka Cvejić (Serbian: Бисерка Цвејић; November 5, 1923 – January 7, 2021) was a Serbian operatic mezzo-soprano and contralto. She was a university professor. Her career began at the Belgrade Opera in 1954.

She was a member of the Vienna State Opera from 1959 to 1979. She first appeared at the Metropolitan Opera in 1961 as Amneris in Verdi's Aida.

Cvejić died at the age of 97 in Belgrade on January 7, 2021.[1][2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mezzosopranistin Biserka Cvejic mit 97 Jahren verstorben". Der Standard (in German). January 7, 2021. Retrieved January 8, 2021.
  2. "Obituary: Mezzo-Soprano Biserka Cvejić Dies at 97". Opera Wire. January 7, 2021. Retrieved January 8, 2021.
  3. "Biserka Cvejic". IOCO Kultur, Wiener Staatsoper (in German). Retrieved January 9, 2021.