Edward Sooter

1934 Salina, Kansas – 8 June 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 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 heldentenor, 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.
Reference: The Daily Times

Edward Sooter singsTristan und Isolde: So stürben 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 (Tannhäuser).

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