Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Oct 4, 2015

Erling Krogh (Tenor) (født 12. september 1888 i Kristiania, død 28. oktober 1968 i Oslo)

After a short education he made his debut in 1915 as a concert singer, then continued his education under Ellen Schytte-Jacobsen in Oslo, Peter Cornelius in Copenhagen and Jean de Reszke in Paris. In 1918-21 he belonged to the ensemble of the Komische Opera in Oslo and in the 1923-1924 season he was a member of the Norwegian Opera society. In the 1924-1925 season he created his own opera troupe. Then he performed in Scandinavian lands, however, sang also as a guest also in Berlin and Barcelona. From  1927 to 1937 he was to be heard in the USA.

Chronology of some appearances

1918-1921 Oslo Komische Opera
1923-1924 Norwegian Opera society
1924-1925 Tour Own opera troupe
1927-1937 Tour USA


Gramophone, Kristiania 1920-08-09
Med røde roser (Haarklou) V102 535Am

Gramophone, København 1922-05-02
Caro mio ben (Giordani) X1543 Bm443-1

Odeon, Oslo 1928-05?
Mot kveld (Backer-Grøndahl) D-4053 (A180040)

HMV, Oslo 1929-01-19
Mustalainen (Merikanto) X2959 BN196-2

Odeon, Oslo 1929-02?
Når fjordene blåner (Paulsen) D-4203 (A180207)
Sommersol til siste stund (Danks) D-4152 (A180142)

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