Franz V Lker

Franz V Lker

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Franz V lker (born March 31, 1899 in Neu-Isenburg, Germany; died December 4, 1965 in Darmstadt, Germany) was a dramatic tenor who enjoyed a major European career. He excelled in particular as a performer of the operas of Richard Wagner. He was discovered by the conductor Clemens Krauss and he studied singing at Frankfurt, where he made his d but as Florestan in Beethoven's only operatic work, Fidelio, in 1926. Engagements followed in Vienna, Munich, Berlin and London, where he appeared at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in 1934 and 1937. He also performed often at the Salzburg Festival and the Bayreuth Festival, earning considerable public and critical acclaim. Roles that he sang during this period, in addition to Fidelio, included Parsifal, Lohengrin, Siegmund in Wagner's Die Walk re and Max in Weber's Der Freisch tz. Later in his career he sang the lead role in Verdi's Otello. He taught singing in Stuttgart, Germany, after retiring from the stage during the 1950s.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136649799
  • 9786136649795