Gerd Grochowski died the day after singing Wotanmain
Wiebaden Opera has published details of the death of the international bass-baritone, Gerd Grochowski.
On Sunday January 15, Gerd sang Wotan in the first performance of a new production of Wagner’s Die Walküre. He received great public acclaim and several ovations.
On Monday he rang the emergency doctor, complaining of chest pains. He received prompt treatment but died at 3:o9 pm.
The company pays tribute to his kindness and truthfulness, the sincerity of his honest struggle for life-affirming art.