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Forgotten Opera Singers
Apr 10, 2015
Arthur Jordan (Tenor)
First he appeared as baritone and was trained
by Rutland Boughton, the founder of the Glastonbury
School-Festival, which took place at the small village Glastonbury in Somerset,
Then he changed to tenor after studying with thepedagogue Hermann Grünebaum and he was famous as an interpreter of
the parts in R. Wagner’s operas. In the 1922-1923 season he sang at the Covent Garden parts like Siegfried in ‘’Nibelungenring’’ and Walther
von Stolzing in "Meistersingern".
He had a significant career especially for his appearances in R. Wagner's operas
at the English operatic stages as well as at the concert hall.
Chronology of some appearances
1922-1923 London Covent Garden
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