Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Jul 22, 2015

Willy Merkel (Tenor) (17. August 1869 Niederrabenstein/Sachsen, † 11. April 1915 Berlin)



His brother was the famous tenor Richard Merkel, who created the part of Canio in ''Pagliacci'' at the Hoftheater in Gotha. First he appeared as baritone. He sang at the opera houses of Aachen, Augsburg, Bayreuth, Berlin, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt/Main, Freiburg/Breisgau, Glogau/Schlesien, Hamburg, Leipzig, Mannheim, Tallinn, and Weimar. 

The cities, where he made appearances:

Aachen
Augsburg
Bayreuth
Berlin
Dresden
Düsseldorf
Frankfurt/Main 
Freiburg/Breisgau
Glogau/Schlesien
Hamburg
Leipzig
Mannheim
Tallinn
Weimar

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Dacapo, Berlin 1912-06?
Siegfried (Wagner): Nothung! Nothung! Neidliches Schwert! D-1949

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