Oleg Bryjak

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:Infobox person Oleg Bryjak (Template:Lang-uk, 27 October 1960 – 24 March 2015) was a Kazakhstani-German bass-baritone opera singer.[1] Born in Jezkazgan, Kazakh SSR, into an ethnic Ukrainian family,[2] he moved to Germany in 1991[3] to join the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe.[4] From 1996 until his death, he was a soloist with the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf.[5]

Bryjak had been a protodeacon in an Ukrainian Orthodox church in Krefeld.[3]

Bryjak died on 24 March 2015 along with his colleague Maria Radner when Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed in Prads-Haute-Bléone, France, during their return from performances of Richard Wagner's Siegfried at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona.[6][7]

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