The Vienna Volksoper has announced the sudden and unexpected death on April 26 of Endrik Wottrich, a prominent German tenor who sang in many international houses.
photo (c) Royal Opera House
Originally from Celle in Germany, he graduated from Juilliard and was a member of the Berlin Staatsoper through the 1990s.
He sang the title part in Parsifal in Bayreuth in 2004 and Tannhäuser the following year at La Scala.
He worked often and recorded with Nikolaus Hanoncourt and was a regular at Covent Garden.
TRIBUTE: Amazing laugh was his best opus.