Josef Vojta


Picture of Josef Vojta as Steva
Josef Vojta as Steva

Picture of Josef Vojta

Josef Vojta sings Cert a Kaca: J ubohej ovčček
In RA Format

Josef Vojta was born on the 12th. of August 1908 in Brno, studied singing there. Vojta made his debut at the German Opera in Brno (1927-1935), then sang at the National Opera in Brno (1935-37). During this period, he sang the basic dramatic repertory: Otello, Walter, Sergej (Katerina Izmailova). From 1937, Vojta - then soloist at the Prague National Opera, where besides the international repertory, sing national music: Dalibor, Jenik, Lacu, and Tichon. The singer retired in 1959, appearing occasionally on the stage of the Prague Opera up to 1972. He died in Prague on the 16th of September 1977.
I wish to thank both Vladimir Efimenko for the pictures, recording and notes.

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