The lustrous Slovak soprano, unforgettable to all who heard her, has been lastingly commemorated at the Vienna State Opera with a bust in the public lobby.
‘I am convinced that something from her is still present here, in the Vienna State Opera,’ said director Dominique Meyer. The late Georg Solti said: ‘I am convinced there will never be another Sophie or Susanna like her.’
Lucia Popp (1939-1993)
photo: Marek Velček/TASR