Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jul 19, 2015

Carl Seydel (Tenor) (December 14, 1879 Dresden, Germania - August 7, 1947 Munich, Germania)

First he studied Protestant theology at the University in Leipzig. Then he took private vocal lessons with Emil Pinks at Leipzig. In 1901 his debut occurred as a concert singer. During the first six years he only gave a recitals. In 1907 he made his stage debut at the Hoftheater in Altenburg, where he remained till 1910. He made guest appearances in Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Hague and Switzerland. In the 1927-1930 seasons he appeared at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona as Mime in R. Wagner’s ‘’Siegfried’’. Later he taught singing in Munich.

Chronology of some appearances

1907-1910 Altenburg Hoftheater
1910-1917 Hannover Hoftheater
1917-1920 Karlsruhe Hoftheater
1920 München Staatsoper
1927-1930 Barcelona Gran Teatre del Liceu

Opera Premieres München Staatsoper

15.11.1924 "Don Gil von den grünen Hosen" (Walter Braunfels)
21.4.1927 "Das Himmelskleid" (E.Wolf-Ferrari)
5.2.1939 "Der Mond" (Carl Orff)
19.12.1930 "Die Gespenstersonate" (Julius Weismann)
28.10.1942 "Capriccio" (Richard Strauss)


Vox, Berlin 1922?
Undine (Lortzing): Vater, Mutter, Schwestern, Brüder 3123 580B 
Undine (Lortzing): Viel schöne Gabenväterlich 3123 582B 

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