Patricia Janečková

German-born Slovak soprano Patricia Janečková was born on 18 June 1998 in Münchberg, Bavaria, and her Slovak parents then moved to Ostrava in Czechia, where she studied voice at the Janáček Conservatory.

She gave a public performance with the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra at the Antonín Dvořák Theatre in Ostrava, then won two competitions, the second of which, the 2014 Concorso Internazionale di Musica Sacra in Rome, launched her professional career, performing at the Rudolfinum in Prague and at the Janáček Music Festival in Ostrava.

Patricia Janečková announced in February 2022 that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, and she died on 1 October 2023, aged only twenty-five.


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