Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Jul 12, 2015

Franz Klarwein (Tenor) ( 8. März 1914 Garmisch; † 16. Dezember 1991 Grünwald bei München)



                                                               Tannhauser

He studied singing under Fritz Kerzmann as well as at the music colleges of Frankfurt a. M. and Berlin. He made his debute in 1937 as lyric tenor at the Volksoper in Berlin, to which he belonged till 1942. Since that time he was also a member of the  Bayerischen Staatsoper in Munich. He retired from the stage in 1977. Married to the known soprano  Sari Barabas.

Chronology of some appearances

1942 Munich Bayerischen Staatsoper Capriccio (Richard Strauss) German première
1942-1943 Salzburg Festival Arabella, Beethoven's 9-th symphony
1944 Salzburg Festival Die Liebe der Danaë (Richard Strauss)
1947 Firenze Maggio Musicale Elektra (Richard Strauss)
1949 Munich Bayerischen Staatsoper Raskolnikoff (H. Sutermeister) German première
1953 London Covent Garden
1957 Munich Bayerischen Staatsoper Die Harmonie der Welt (P. Hindemith) Première
1969 Munich Bayerischen Staatsoper Das Spiel von Liebe und Tod (Ján Cikker) Première

RECORDINGS FOR SALE









Imperial
Aida (Verdi): Celeste Aida 014004K-C0230
Carmen (Bizet): Il fior 014004K-C0231 2
Gasparone (Millöcker): Querschnitt durch die Operette with Carla Spletter 019057 KC 0216
Gasparone (Millöcker): Querschnitt durch die Operette with Carla Spletter 019057 P2 KC 0217




















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