Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jul 21, 2015

Paul Papsdorf (Tenor) (Dresden 13. 10. 1881 † Trelleborg/Schweden 6. 10. 1941)

As a boy he sang in the choir of the Dresden court church, then became an elementary teacher. While he worked in this occupation, he studied singing in Dresden. In 1910 he began his stage career at the Hoftheater in Altenburg (Thüringen). His stage repertoire included Tannhäuser, Lohengrin, Parsifal, Pedro in "Tiefland" and Prophet in "Die toten Augen". In 1912 he made only one record for Edison in Berlin.

Chronology of some appearances

1910-1913 Altenburg Hoftheater
1911 Leipzig am Opernhaus
1914-1917 Bremen Stadttheater
1917-1918 Posen Stadttheater
1919-1925 Berlin-Charlottenburg Deutschen Opernhaus
1921 Zoppot Festival
1925-1930 Stettin Stadttheater


Edison, Berlin 1912
Lohengrin (Wagner): In fernem Land 26141

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