Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

May 27, 2014

Max Hirzel (Tenor) (Zürich 1888 - Zürich 1957)


                                                                 Pinkerton

First he became an engineer and worked in Zwickau and Augsburg. Then he studied singing in Dresden with Dora Erl and Melitta Seckbach (whom he married) and in the 1917-1922 seasons appeared in Zurich.  He retired from the stage in 1949.

Chronology of some appearances

1923-1932 Dresden State Opera

1935-1936 Vienna State Opera

RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Parlophon, Berlin 1924-11-28
Lohengrin (Wagner): Gralserzahlung P1834 2-7733
Lohengrin (Wagner): Mein lieber Schwan (Abschied) P1834 2-7735

Parlophon, Berlin 1926-10-08
Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach): Ha, wie in meiner Seele unpubl 2-8909

Odeon, Berlin 1930-06-17
Trovatore (Verdi): Miserere with Vera Schwarz & chorus O-6841 xxB8489
Madama Butterfly (Puccini): Willst du nun endlich mir sagen with Vera Schwarz O-6780 xxB8490
Madama Butterfly (Puccini): Wer in euren Landen with Vera Schwarz O-6780 xxB8491
Tosca (Puccini): Mein lieber Freund with Vera Schwarz O-6767
Tosca (Puccini): Wen stellt jene blonde Dame da vor with Vera Schwarz O-6767 xxB8493


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