An opera singer, mezzo-soprano and alto who emigrated to West Germany after 1962.
An opera singer, mezzo-soprano and alto who emigrated to West Germany after 1962, when she refused to cooperate with the Communist regime. She has enjoyed a successful career on the leading stages of Western opera houses. She has twice been awarded the honorary title of chamber singer, which is awarded in Germany and Austria.
The illustrated project Czech Heroines was inspired by the centenary of voting rights for Czech women and the 200th anniversary of the birth of the prominent Czech writer Božena Němcová. It is a joint project by the Czech Centres, the Faculty of Design and Art at the University of West Bohemia and Radio Prague International.