Oleg Bryjak

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Oleg Bryjak
Native name
Олег Брижак
Born(1960-10-27)27 October 1960
Jezkazgan, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
Died24 March 2015(2015-03-24) (aged 54)
Cause of deathKilled onboard Germanwings Flight 9525
OccupationOpera singer
EmployerDeutsche Oper am Rhein

Oleg Bryzhak (October 27, 1960 – March 24, 2015) was a Kazakhstani-German bass-baritone opera singer.[1] He was born in Jezkazgan, Kazakh SSR.

Bryzhak had been a protodeacon in an Ukrainian Orthodox church in Krefeld.

Bryzhak died on March 24, 2015 along with fellow singer Maria Radner in the Germanwings Flight 9525 crash in France. He was returning from performances of Richard Wagner's Siegfried at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona.[2]

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  1. "Düsseldorfer Opernsänger unter den Opfern des Flugzeugabsturzes - Trauernde Angehörige erreichen den Flughafen in Barcelona". BILD.de.
  2. John Shammas (24 March 2015). "Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crash: First pictures of opera singers Maria Radner and Oleg Bryjak among 150 dead". mirror. Retrieved 24 March 2015.

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