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Michael Bohnen

(1887—1965)


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(b Cologne, 1887; d Berlin, 1965).

Ger. bass‐baritone. Début as Kaspar in Der Freischütz, Düsseldorf, 1910. Berlin Court Opera 1913–21. CG and Bayreuth débuts 1914. NY Met 1923–32 incl. Jonny in NY première of Krenek's Jonny spielt auf. Berlin Deutsches Oper 1933–45. Salzburg Fest. 1939. Intendant, Berlin Städtische Oper, 1945–7.

Subjects: Music.


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