Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jun 24, 2015

Georg Maikl (Tenor) (Zell am Ziller, Austria April 4, 1872 - Vienna, Austria August 22, 1951)

His voice was discovered by the famous impresario Bernhard Pollini in Prague and he studied singing under Anton Hromada in Stuttgart. He made his debut in 1899 in Mannheim as Tamino in ‘’The Magic Flute’’. His daughter, soprano Lieselotte Maikl, also appeared at the Staatsoper in Vienna.

Chronology of some appearances

1904-1944 Vienna  Hofoper

Opera Premieres

1907 Vienna  Hofoper Madama Butterfly
1914 Vienna  Hofoper Notre Dame
1916 Vienna  Hofoper Ariadne on Naxos
1930 Vienna  Staatsoper Wozzeck
1934 Vienna  Staatsoper Das Veilchen

Operetta Premiere

1934 Vienna  Hofoper Giuditta


Pathé-Artistical cylinders & discs, Wien 1905/1906
Lohengrin (Wagner): Graalserzählung 38080

Favorite, Wien 1906-03?
Aida (Verdi): Holde Aida 1-25074 2237-f
Lohengrin (Wagner): Gralserzählung 1-25073  2236-f
Lohengrin (Wagner): Atmest du nicht 1-25072 2235-f

Odeon, Wien 1906-05/07
Faust (Gounod): Ihr sollt mir Rede steh'n! with Melms & Wissiak X38365

Columbia, Wien 1906/1907
Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Numero fünfzehn (w. Moser) 12512
Tannhäuser (Wagner): Der Bronnen, den uns Wolfram nannte 12532

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