Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jul 27, 2015

Valentín Šindler (Tenor) (Cholín, Czech Republic January 30, 1885 - Prague, Czech Republic January 21, 1957)

Originally he studied theology in Olomouc, where he also received his musical education. He studied singing in Vienna with Robinson and in Berlin with Emerich. He made his debut in 1909 at the National Theater in Prague as Hoffmann in ‘’Les contes d'Hoffmann’’ by J. Offenbach. He was a favorite tenor of the composer Leoš Janáček. In Brno he was active as vocal pedagogue. From 1952-1956 he worked at the Music Academy in Prague.

Opera premieres

23.11.1921 Brno Opera Zwei Witwen (Wanja Kudrjas)
11.11.1925 Šárka (Lumír)
18.12.1926 Die Sache Makropoulos ( Vitek)
12. 4. 1930 Aus einem Totenhaus (Chapkin)

Chronology of some appearances

1909-1912 Prague National Theater
1913-1914 Theater Winogradow
1914-1917 Zagreb Opera
1917-1932 Brno Opera


Homokord, Prague 1920's
O sole mio (Di Capua) 2-1624 M. 19298
Paganini (Lehar): Libam, zeny, vastak rad 2-1624 M. 19323
Rose Marie (Friml): Indian love call 2-1646 M. 20413
Rose Marie (Friml): O rose Marie, o baje 2-1646 M. 204132

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