Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jan 16, 2014

Otto Tamini (Tenor) (?1880 - ?)

                                                                Don Jose

Born Otto Haselbaum. He was the son of a German father and an Italian mother. His debut occurred in 1908 at the Viennese Volksoper. After he had appeared as successful there, he guested in 1910 in London. Also in England he excited sensation, so that he returned several times to London. As a member of a German traveling opera he travelled around Holland and sang among other things at the Amsterdam Rembrandt theatre. Probably he retired from the stage in 1914.

In 1909 at London he made 5 records for Gramophone

Chronology of some appearances

1908 Vienna Volksoper
1910 London Concert


Gramophone, London 1909-01-21
Walküre (Wagner): Winterstürme 042190 2786f
Lohengrin (Wagner): O Elsa! Nur ein Jahr an deiner Seite 042189 2790f

1 comment:

  1. Thank you dear Ashot for such an interesting and thorough article.