Gottlob Frick


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(b Olbronn, 1906; d Pforzheim, 1994).

Ger. bass. Stuttgart Opera chorus 1927–31. Solo début 1934 at Coburg (Daland in Der fliegende Holländer). Sang at Freiberg and Königsberg 1934–9. Member of Dresden State Opera 1940–50; Berlin State Opera 1950–3; Munich and Vienna from 1953. Débuts: CG 1951; Salzburg 1955; NY Met 1961. Noted for Wagner roles of Hagen, Hunding, and Gurnemanz. Bayreuth 1957–64. Retired 1970 but sang Gurnemanz (Parsifal) at CG 1971, and made other occasional appearances.

Subjects: Opera.

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