Helga Meyer

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Helga Meyer
Birth name Helga Mathilde Meyer
Born (1942-02-12)12 February 1942
Origin Germany and USA
Died 24 March 2000(2000-03-24) (aged 58)
Genres Opera
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1977–2000

Helga Mathilde Meyer (12 February 1942 – 24 March 2000)[1] was a German opera singer.

She taught voice at Mary Washington College for many years; in 1977 she was a singer at the Salzburg Festival.[2][3]

Meyer died at age 58 of colon cancer[4] in Arlington, Virginia. She was married to John W. Bullock, whom she met while Bullock was in the US Army in Germany. He was a soldier and a teacher.[citation needed]

Their daughter is actress Sandra Bullock.


  1. ^ Ancestry of Sandra Bullock
  2. ^ googlebooks.it
  3. ^ "Helga Bullock: MWC teacher, opera singer, actor's mother",The Free Lance-Star, April 9, 2000, Sec. D4, p. 1A.
  4. ^ Sandra Bullock - Bullock and sister get their colons checked