Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Jan 28, 2015

Peter Müller (Tenor) (Koblenz 1863 - Stuttgart 1914)



http://sammlungen.ub.uni-frankfurt.de/

After short education he was active as a Chorister at the Theatres in Koblenz und Zürich and joined in 1885 to the Hofoper in Stuttgart. The directorship of the opera house allowed him to perfect his studies by taking a new lessons. After Additional vocal studies he made his debut in this opera house as Lyonel in ‘’Martha’’ (1890). In 1897 he made guest appearances at the Opernhaus in Frankfurt a.M.. He performed also at the Stadttheater in Zürich (1900), Opernhaus in Leipzig (1897), Hoftheater in Wiesbaden (1901) and Karlsruhe (1909), Hofoper in München (1904). His repertoire included Wilhelm Meister in ‘’Mignon’’, Chapelou in ‘’Postillon de Lonjumeau’’, Leopold in ‘’La Juive’’, Alfonso in ‘’La Muette de Portici’’, Tonio in "La figlia del reggimento", Almaviva in ‘’Il Barbiere di Siviglia’’, Arnoldo in ‘’Guglielmo Tell’’, Pinkerton in ‘’Madama Butterfly’’ and Turiddu in ‘’Cavalleria Rusticana’’. In 1894 he sang at the Stuttgarter Oper in the premiere of the opera "Der Pfeifer von Hardt" by Ferdinand Langer. He also appeared with success in operettas and was estimated as a concert singer.

Chronology of some appearances

1885 Stuttgart Hofoper
1890 Stuttgart Hofoper
1894 Stuttgarter Oper
1897 Frankfurt a.M. Opernhaus
1897 Leipzig Opernhaus 
1900 Zürich Stadttheater
1901 Wiesbaden Hoftheater
1904 München Hofoper
1909 Karlsruhe Hoftheater

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