Juch, Hermann

THEATER MANAGER, VOCALIST (AUSTRIA)
BORN 19 Sep 1908, Innsbruck, Tirol - DIED 12 Jul 1995, Rapperswil, Sankt Gallen: Jona
GRAVE LOCATION Innsbruck, Tirol: Westfriedhof, Fritz Preglstrasse 2 (Arkaden 135)

Hermann Juch studied law in Vienna and was promoted in 1933. Apart from gis owrk as a lawyer he studied singing, piano and composition. From 1940 onwards he worked in several management functions at the State Opera in Vienna. At that time he was a concert singer as well. From 1945 to 1955 he was the general manager of the State Opera that performed in the building of the Volksoper at the time because its own building was damaged during the war. In 1952 he married the actress Geraldine Katt.

Between 1956 and 1964 he was the manager of the Deutschen Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf-Duisburg and fro m1964 to 1975 he headed the Opera in Zurich. He died in 1995, a few months before his wife.

Family
• Wife: Katt, Geraldine (1952-1995)

Images

The grave of Geraldine Katt and Hermann Juch at the Westfriedhof, Innsbruck.
Picture by Androom (18 Aug 2019)

 

Sources
Hermann Juch – Theaterlexikon


Judic, Anna

Published: 28 Sep 2019
Last update: 25 Oct 2019