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Kelemen, Zoltán (1926 - 1979), bass-baritone

Alan Blyth

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Budapest, 12 March 1926; d Zürich, 9 May 1979). Hungarian bass-baritone. He studied in Budapest and Rome, making his début in 1959 at Augsburg as Kecal. After an engagement at Wuppertal, in 1961 he joined the Cologne Opera, remaining there until his death; he took part in the première of Zimmermann’s Die Soldaten (1965) and made his London début with the company at Sadler’s Wells (1969) as the

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