Charles Kullman


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(b New Haven, Conn., 1903; d New Haven, Conn., 1983).

Amer. tenor of Ger. parents. Concert début NY 1924. Opera début (Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly) with Amer. Opera Co. 1929, then went to Berlin, making début at Kroll Oper, 1931. Berlin State Opera 1932–4. CG début 1934–5; NY Met 1935; Salzburg Fest. début 1934. Sang ten. songs in Walter's first (1936) recording of Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde. Taught at Bloomington, Ind., 1956–71.

Subjects: Opera.

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