Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Sena(Srebrenka) Jurinac(1921- ), Yugoslavian soprano. After studied at the Zagreb Academy of Music, she appeared with the Zagreb Opera in 1942, then she joined the Vienna Staatoper in 1944 and made her debut there. She sang in London, Salzburg, Milan La Scala, San Francisco, and Teatre Colon in Buenos Aires. She was distinguished for her Elisabeth(Don Carlos-stamp shown) and Butterfly. Her farewell performance was as the Marschallin(Rosenkavalier) at the Vienna Staatoper, 1983.