Käthe Heidersbach

Käthe HeidersbachKäthe Heidersbach was born on October 30th 1897 in Breslau. Initially, she devoted herself to studying piano at the conservatory of her hometown. Later, she was taught singing by the famous opera singers, Juan Luria, Lola Beeth and Fred Husler. Heiderbach`s debut in opera took place in 1922 in Detmold. From 1924 to 1927 the singer was taken under contract by the Stadttheater Breslau, from 1927 until her farewell performance in 1944 she was one of the most significant members of Berlin`s State Opera. The soprano appeared in guest performances in Dresden, Amsterdam, Zurich, Hamburg, Munich and Barcelona. In 1934 she was appointed Prussian “Kammersängerin”. Heiderbach`s performances in Bayreuth (1928-34) as forestbird in “Siegfried”, Gutrune, Elsa and Eva marked an important stage in her career. After having ended her career as a stage artist she settled in Stockholm where she mainly devoted herself to teaching. Käthe Heidersbach died on February 26th 1979 in Kyrkhult (Sweden).