Fischer-Dieskau Dies at 86

One of the greatest voices of the 20th century, the celebrated baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau died today. Famous for his interpretations of German Lieder, Fischer-Dieskau also performed and recorded many sacred masterpieces such as Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Britten’s War Requiem.

A detailed account of his career can be found in an obituary from The Guardian:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/may/18/dietrich-fischer-dieskau?newsfeed=true

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