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Erich Kunz

Thoroughly Viennese, bass-baritone Erich Kunz excelled in serious roles (although he sang rather few), comic parts and in operetta characterizations. An essential participant in documenting maker Walter Legge’s Champagne Operetta series in the first 1950s, Kunz, as well as Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, described Viennese operetta design — its lightness, elegance, and …

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Philharmonia Chorus

EMI record producer Walter Legge founded the Philharmonia Orchestra following World Battle II to serve as his very own recording orchestra. In, when planning for a documenting of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony beneath the path of Otto Klemperer, Legge in 1957 founded the Philharmonia Chorus to sing in those periods and …

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Otto Ackermann

Delivered in Bucharest, in 1909, Otto Ackermann was a significant operatic conductor within the German custom. His initial professional placement was at the Düsseldorf Opera Home, where he was appointed Kappelmeister in 1927, after completing his musical research on the Royal Academy of Bucharest as well as the Hochschule für …

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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

The daughter of the teacher, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf begun to study voice in 1934 on the Berliner Musikhochschule with Lula Mysz-Gmeiner with Maria Ivogun. She also researched lieder interpretation with Michael Raucheisen, Ivogun’s hubby. In 1938, Schwarzkopf debuted in Berlin being a Bloom Maid in Parsifal. She continued to be in …

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