Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Aug 15, 2015

Albert Høeberg (Baritone) (Copenhagen, Denmark 26. april 1879 – Copenhagen, Denmark 21. juli 1949)

He received his education in Copenhagen under Algot Lange and Lona Gyldenkrone, then with Julius Hey in Berlin and made his debut in 1903 as concert singer in Berlin. In 1904 he made his opera debut at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen in the première there of the opera ‘’Cain’’ of Eugene d'Albert. Till 1939 he belonged to the most popular members of the Copenhagen opera, where his repertoire included Wotan in ‘’Ring-Zyklus’’, Wolfram in ‘’Tannhäuser’’, Fliegenden Holländer, Hans Sachs in "Meistersingern", Telramund in ‘’Lohengrin’’, Boris Godunov, Marcel in ‘’Huguenots’’, Wilhelm Tell in G. Rossini’s opera of the same name, Eugene Onegin of P. Tchaikovsky, Stig in "Drot og Marsk" by Heise, Golo in ‘’Pelléas et Mélisande’’ and Scarpia in ‘’Tosca’’.

Chronology of some appearances

1904-1939 Copenhagen Royal Opera


Gramophone, København 1909-03
Bohème (Puccini): Duet (O Mimì) with Herold 084014 110af

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