Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jul 23, 2015

Max Nicolaus (Tenor) (Dresden, Germany 5/2 1882 - ?)

First he studied philology and in 1906 he received the degree of a doctor . Then he studied singing and in 1910 made his debut at the Volksoper in Berlin. His repertoire included Tamino in "Zauberflöte", Belmonte in "Entführung aus dem Serail", Almaviva in ‘’Il Barbiere di Siviglia’’, Lyonel in ‘’Martha’’, the title role in  "Lobetanz" by L. Thuille, Steuermann in "Fliegenden Holländer", Alfredo in ‘’La Traviata’’ and Rodolfo in ‘’La Bohème’’. Later ge added to his repertoire also Max in ‘’Freischütz’’ and Francesco in ‘’Mona Lisa’’ of Max von Schillings.

Chronology of some appearances

1910 Berlin Volksoper
1911-1912 Berlin Komischen Oper
1912-1916 Weimar Hoftheater
1916- 1926 Dortmund Stadttheater 


Pathé, Berlin 1912 (Spring?)
Frühlingszeit (Becker) 54930

Parlophon, Berlin 1921-03-04
Mattinata (Leoncavallo)  P1188 2-2828
Dragons de Villars (Maillart): O schweige still P1221 2-2829
Dame Blanche (Boïeldieu): Komm, o holde Dame P1221 2-2830 
Wieder möcht' ich dir begegnen (Liszt) P1188 2-2831

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