Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

May 9, 2014

Alfred Färbach (Tenor) (Stuttgart 1878 – Mannheim 1939)



His education occurred mainly in Berlin. He made his debut in the 1908-09 season at the Court Theatre of Sangerhausen (Thuringia), then he sang in the 1909-10 season at the Municipal Theatre of  Elberfeld, from 1910-12 at the Municipal Theatre of Stettin, in the 1912-14 seasons at the Municipal Theatre  of  Halle (Saale), from 1914-15 at the Opera House of Wroclaw, in the 1915-18 seasons at the Municipal Theatre of Strasbourg and from 1919-20 at the Municipal Theatre of Freiburg im Breisgau. His career reached her climax in the 1920-26 seasons, when he appeared at the National Theatre of Mannheim. Then he worked in Mannheim as a pedagogue. He was also active as a concert singer.

Chronology of some appearances

1908-09 Sangerhausen Court Theatre
1909-10 Elberfeld Municipal Theatre
1910-12 Stettin Municipal Theatre
1912-14 Halle Municipal Theatre  
1914-15 Wroclaw Opera House
1915-18 Strasbourg Municipal Theatre
1919-20 Freiburg im Breisgau Municipal Theatre
1920-26 Mannheim National Theatre


RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Vox, Berlin 1923-02?
Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner): Am stillen Herd 03386 1073A
Aida (Verdi) Holde Aida 03087 243A
Walküre (Wagner): Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond *03386 1074A
Otello (Verdi) Jeder Knabe (Niun mi tema)  03087 236A
Lohengrin (Wagner) Höchstes Vertrau'n 03601 1075A


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