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Diana Damrau

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31, 1971
Gunzburg, Germany
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31, 1971 (age 50)
Gunzburg, Germany


Known for her many performances with the Bavarian State Opera and for both her coloratura and lyric soprano roles, Damrau played major parts in operas such as The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, and Rigoletto. She also performed at the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, The Royal Opera, and several other world famous opera houses.

Before Fame

In the late 1990s, she won the International Mozart Competition and was listed as Opernwelt magazine's 'Young Singer of the Year.'


Her numerous honors include a 2014 International Opera Award, a 2014 Echo Klassik honor, and a 2008 German Record Critics' Award.

Family Life

She and her husband, French singer Nicolas Teste, welcomed two sons in the second decade of the 2000s.

Associated With

In 2004, she sang the lead role in a La Scala production of Europa Riconosciuta conducted by Riccardo Muti.