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Hans Hopf

For many from the record-buying open public, their impression of German dramatic tenor Hans Hopf was formed upon viewing the wretched photograph that was displayed over the cover of his 1960 EMI saving of Tannhäuser. Showing up bloated and dim-witted, the tenor was sorely misrepresented with a portrait which should …

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Ferdinand Frantz

Ferdinand Frantz was among the final of this extraordinary course of singers in a position to realize with vocal authority the heroic tasks compiled by Richard Wagner for bass-baritone. Frantz’s sizeable device provided a weighty lower register to anchor a company and javelin-like best, precisely the characteristics demanded by Wagner …

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Gottlob Frick

In the years between your perfect of Ludwig Weber as well as the emergence of Kurt Moll, Gottlob Frick reigned as the primary bass in the Austro-German repertory, wielding a robust, compact black bass of unchallenged cutting power. An instant and continuous vibrato established his voice aside from various other …

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Elisabeth Grümmer

Elisabeth Grümmer was among the favorite German sopranos of the center two decades from the twentieth century. She was created Elisabeth Schilz in Alsace-Lorraine. When the French regained the place in 1918, her family members transferred to Meiningen. She examined drama on the university, and started an effective career being …

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Karl Elmendorff

Karl Elmendorff was a German conductor whose profession was nearly exclusively linked with the opera home. Certainly, his documented legacy involves just opera, as well as for a conductor who passed away in 1962 he’s fairly well symbolized on several brands, with over 30 recordings obtainable. That said, a lot …

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