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The Kennedy Center has been awarding US artists since 1978 – honoring lifetime achievements – while the international award was established in 2005.
Éva Marton made her debut at the Hungarian State Opera in 1968, as Queen of Shemaka in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Golden Cockerel. She is best known for her roles in Puccini’s Turandot and Tosca as well as Wagner’s operas.
Professor emeritus of the Liszt Ferenc Academy in Budapest and a full member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts, Marton is still active as a university teacher and regularly holds master classes in Hungary, Germany, Russia and Spain and is a jury member in several opera competitions and festivals.
She Title image: Hungarian dramatic soprano Éva Marton (photo: papageno)