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Hammes, Karl (1896 - 1939), baritone

J.B. Steane

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Zeil, 25 March 1896; d Warsaw, 10 Sept 1939). German baritone. He made his début in 1925 at Cologne, then moved to Berlin; in 1927 he sang Amfortas, and Gunther at Bayreuth. From 1929 to 1935 he was a member of the Vienna Staatsoper, scoring a special success in the title role of Švanda the Bagpiper. He also sang in Bittner’s Der Musikant and Das Veilchen.

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