Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jan 10, 2016

Paul Pul (Bass/Baritone) (Amsterdam, Netherlands 28 november 1883 - Den Haag, Netherlands 1955)

First he studied singing under Cornelis van Dokkum and  Johan Oostveen in Amsterdam, later he went to Germany and there perfected under Frytag. He made his debut in 1908 at the Paleis voor Volksvlijt in Amsterdam in ‘’Op hoop van zegen’’ by Charles Grelinger. He retired from the stage in 1929.

Chronology of some appearances

1908 Amsterdam Paleis voor Volksvlijt Op hoop van zegen (-)
1908 Amsterdam Noord-Nederlandsche Opera Tannhauser (Biterolf)
1908-1910 Amsterdam National Opera Pagliacci (Silvio)
1910 Amsterdam Rembrandt Theatre  Quo vadis? (Demas) (Premiere)
1911  Amsterdam Rembrandt Theatre  Louise (Father) (Premiere)
1911 Stuttgart Opera
1913-1914 Hamburg Opera
1914-1918 Amsterdam National Opera


Gramophone, 1923
Guglielmo Tell (Rossini): Resta immobile  H 62044


  1. Do you have the matrix number of this title? It would be interesting for me to know if it is in the as numbers of the Gramophone.