Theo Adam

(b. 1926)

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(b Dresden, 1926).

Ger. bass‐baritone. Opera début Dresden 1949 (Hermit in Der Freischütz). Berlin Staatsoper from 1953. Débuts: Bayreuth 1952; CG 1967; NY Met 1969; Salzburg Fest. 1969. Notable in Wagner roles but also as Ochs, Pizarro, Wozzeck, and Don Giovanni. Sang in premières of Cerha's Baal and Berio's Un re in ascolto, 1984. Has also prod. operas.

Subjects: Opera.

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