The German contralto, Hilke Helling, studied singing in Germany and Switzerland.
Hilke Helling has performed in Western Europe, the USA and Israel. Helling became well-known in West Germany through her concerts and gramophone recordings with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Kölner Kantorei and Kölner Kammerchor. She has participated in numerous radio broadcasts and appeared in various music festivals.
Source: Liner notes to the album J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion conducted by Charles de Wolff (Vanguard Classics, 1995)