Edward Sooter

1934 Salina, Kansas - June 8, 2010 Maryville

Picture of Edward Sooter

Picture of Edward Sooter
Edward Sooter was born in 1934 in Salina, Kansas, studied voice at Friends University, served in the Army and earned his Master’s of Voice from Kansas University. He went to Germany on a Fulbright Scholarship to continue his studies. He had a 30-year international career singing opera as a Helden Tenor, including 10 years singing principal roles at the MET.

He moved to Maryville in 1989, where he was active in the church choir and served his community in various music ensembles. Mr. Sooter was preceded in death by his wife, Kaaren Erickson Sooter.

Edward Sooter singsTristan und Isolde: So starben wir, with Jeanne Frankel
In RA Format

Edward Sooter singsFidelio: Gott! welch' Dunkel hier
In RA Format
I wish to thank Thomas Silverbörg for the recording (Fidelio) and picture (Tannhäser).

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