Jul 21, 2015
Paul Papsdorf (Tenor) (Dresden 13. 10. 1881 † Trelleborg/Schweden 6. 10. 1941)
As a boy he sang in the choir of the
then became an elementary teacher. While he worked in this occupation, he studied
singing in Dresden .
In 1910 he began his stage career at the Hoftheater
(Thüringen). His stage repertoire included Tannhäuser, Lohengrin,
Parsifal, Pedro in "Tiefland"
and Prophet in "Die toten Augen".
In 1912 he made only one record for Edison in Altenburg Berlin.
Chronology of some appearances
1910-1913 Altenburg Hoftheater
am Opernhaus Leipzig
1914-1917 Bremen Stadttheater
1917-1918 Posen Stadttheater
1919-1925 Berlin-Charlottenburg Deutschen Opernhaus
1921 Zoppot Festival
1925-1930 Stettin Stadttheater