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Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925–2012)

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau was born on May 28, 1925 in Berlin, Germany as Albert Dietrich Fischer. He was an actor, known for Children of Men (2006), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and L'avenir (2016). He was married to Julia Varady, Christina Pugel-Schule, Ruth Leuwerik and Irmgard Poppen. He died on May 18, 2012 in Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany. See full bio »

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Known For

Children of Men
Children of Men Soundtrack
(2006)
The Talented Mr. Ripley
(1999)
L'avenir
L'avenir Soundtrack
(2016)
Le nozze di Figaro
Le nozze di Figaro Il Conte di Almaviva
(1975)

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 1981 Elektra
Orest
 1972 Novae de infinito laudes (TV Movie)
Baß
 1971 Die Zauberflöte (TV Movie)
Sprecher
 1965 Don Carlo (TV Movie)
Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa
 1965 Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos (TV Movie)
Marchese von Posa
 1961 Don Giovanni (TV Movie)
Don Giovanni
 1960 Arabella (TV Movie)
Mandryka
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Personal Details

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He made his opera debut playing Posa in Verdi's opera, "Don Carlos" at the Berlin's Stadtische Oper (now known as Deutsche Oper) where he was hired as principal lyric baritone. See more »

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At 22 years old after World War II in 1947, he returned to the Berlin Conservatory but he never completed his voice studies. See more »

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Gemini

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