Otto Edelmann


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(b Brunn am Gebirge, 1917; d Vienna, 2003).

Austrian bass. Début Gera 1937 (as Mozart's Figaro). Sang at Nuremberg 1938–40. Prisoner‐of‐war in Russ. for 2 years. Joined Vienna Opera 1947; Salzburg Fest. 1948 and sang Ochs in Der Rosenkavalier in f.p. in new Grossesfestspielhaus, 26 July 1960; Bayreuth 1951; Brit. 1952 (Edinburgh Fest.). Regular visitor to NY Met (début 1954) and S. Francisco.

Subjects: Opera.

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