Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Forgotten Tenors: Leon Laffitte (2 photos), Richard Kubla, Luigi Marletta and William Miller

Aug 10, 2014

Curt Taucher (Tenor) (Nürnberg, Germania 1885 - München 1954)



He studied singing under Heinrich Hermann in Munich and made his debut in 1908 at the Municipal Theatre of Augsburg in C. Gounod’s ‘’Faust’’. In 1935 he retired from the stage and lived since then in Bavaria.

Chronology of some appearances

1912-15 Chemnitz Municipal Theatre
1915 Hannover Court Theatre
1916 Dresden State Opera premiere Die toten Augen  (E. d'Albert)
1919 Dresden State Opera premiere Frau ohne Schatten premiere (Richard Strauss)
1920-1934 Dresden State Opera
1923-1927 New York Metropolitan Opera
1926 Dresden State Opera premiere Die Hochzeit des Mönchs (Alfred Schattmanns)
1926 Dresden State Opera premiere Der Protagonist (Kurt Weill)
1927 Dresden State Opera premiere Hanneles Himmelfahrt (Paul Graener)
1928 Dresden State Opera premiere Die ägyptische Helena  (Richard Strauss)
1928 Dresden State Opera German première Sly (E. Wolf-Ferrari)
1929 Barcelona Teatro Liceo
1930 Dresden State Opera lord Spleen (Mark Lothar)
1930 Vienna State Opera
1931 Salzburg Festival  
1931 Geneva Grand Théâtre
1932 London Covent Garden

RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Grammophon, Berlin 1922?
Siegfried (Wagner): Schmiedelied B2066 70669
Lohengrin (Wagner): Nun sei bedankt (Schwanenlied) B22044
Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner): Preislied B22055 72774


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