Jan 9, 2016
Lucien Van Obbergh (Bass) (1887, Schaerebeke, Bruxelles – 1959, Oct, Bruxelles)
He studied singing at the conservatoires of Brussels and Paris and made his debut in 1913 at the Opéra de Nice. In the 1914-1918 seasons he was active at the Théâtre des Galéries in Brussels. In 1918 he joined to Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels, where he had about forty years a huge success. He made guest appearances at the Opéra-Comique in Paris and at the Opéras de Monte-Carlo and Nice . In 1932 he sang at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in the Belgian première of Alban Berg’s ‘’Wozzeck’’'. Last he taught singing in Brussels. He made a few recordings for Polydor/Decca.
Chronology of some appearances
1913 Opéra de Nice
1914-1918 Brussels Théâtre des Galéries
1918-1950’s Brussels Théâtre de la Monnaie
RECORDINGS FOR SALE