Claudia Hellmann


Age: 93

German opera singer who was a regular concert soloist at the Salzburg Festival for more than a decade with several recordings to her credit and spent most of her career from 1958 to 1983 as a star of the Stuttgart Opera with a nine-year interlude at the Opera House of Nuremberg, who frequently performed the contralto part in the recordings of Bach's cantatas, his Christmas Oratorio and his Easter Oratorio with the Heinrich-Schutz-Chor Heilbronn, the Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra and Fritz Werner.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: November 25, 1923

Died: May 24, 2017

Eichwalde, Germany