|OPERA SINGER (AUSTRIA)|
BORN 21 Mar 1905, Wien - DIED 20 Apr 1980, Wien|
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Zentralfriedhof, Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234, Simmering (Gruppe 32 C, nummer 45)
Hilde Konetzi was the younger sister of the singer Anny Konetzi.
Rudolf Nilius was her teacher at the New Conservatory in Vienna
and she debuted in 1929 in Chemnitz as Sieglinde in "Die Walküre",
with Anny singing the part of Brünnhilde. She continued her
studies in Prague under Ludmilla Prohaska-Neumann and in 1932
she was engaged at the Deutsche Theater in Prague, where she
worked until 1935.|
In 1936 she joined that State Opera in Vienna where she was a member of the cast until 1959. She toured the USA in 1937 and in 1939. She made several appearances at the Festspiele in Salzburg (1936, 1939 and 1941) and also performed in Hamburg, Paris, Buenos Aires, Amsterdam, Brussels, Zürich and at the Scala in Milan (in 1950).
In 1959 opera director Karl Böhm ended her engagement at the State Opera, but from 1963 until 1973 she worked at the Haus am Ring in Vienna.
is brother/sister of Konetzni, Anny
cooperated with Lorenz, Max
Budig, Robert S. et al, Ehrengräber am Wiener Zentralfriedhof, Compress Verlag Wien, Wien