How old is Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau?
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau was 86 years old when he died on May 17, 2012 (birthdate: May 28, 1925).
Names often cannot be translated. For example there is no English equivalent of Hans. Similarly there is no English word for Dietrich. It stays as Dietrich. ================================================================== Hans is a shortened form of Johannes, meaning John. The name Dietrich is of German origin. It is a variant of Theodoric (Old German), meaning "power of the tribe. Dietrich has 5 variant forms: Dedrick, Derek, Deke, Diederick and Dirk.