Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

May 28, 2014

Tillmann Liszewsky (Baritone) (Köln 1872 - Köln 1946)

He studied singing in his father's town Cologne and made his debut there (1902). During his whole career which lasted till the 1930’s he has remained a member of the Cologne Opera. Here he appeared in many opera premières. He guested in leading German theaters, also at the Opera House of Budapest and in 1913 in Amsterdam as Klingsor in ‘’Parsifal’’. He was also a respected oratorio soloist.

Chronology of some appearances

1902 Cologne Opera House
1913 Amsterdam Opera House


G&T, Köln 1906-08?
Zauberflöte (Mozart): Bei Männern with Dennery 2-44163 4493L

Zonopohne, Köln 1906-08?
Licia (-) with Dennery and chorusX-24187 4496L

Zonophone, Berlin 1907-08?
Waffenschmied (Lortzing): Betterliebe von Muhldorfer Einlege X-22645 5951L
Zar und Zimmermann (Lortzing): Zarenlied  X-22673 5955L

Odeon, Berlin 1910
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Prolog 56996 xxB4967