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He studied singing under H. Vávra in Prague and
went to Italy for further studies. After his return he perfected his vocal
under Egon Fuchs in Prague. He made his debut at the National Theater in Prague
in G. Puccini’s ‘’Turandot’’ (1927). His repertoire included Alfrdo in ‘’La Traviata’’,
Don Carlo, Duke in ‘’Rigoletto’’, Rodolfo in ‘’La Boheme’’, Cavaradossi in ‘’Tosca’’, Pinkerton in ‘’Madama Butterfly’’.
In 1938 he appeared at the Prague National Theater in the premiere of the opera
‘’Julietta’’ of B. Martinù. Beside his work on the stage he was a highly
respected concert and oratorio singer and performed also in some films.
Chronology of some appearances
1927-1962 Prague National Theater
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