Josef von Manowarda


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(b Kraków, 1890; d Berlin, 1942).

Austrian bass. Sang in Graz 1911–15. Vienna Volksoper 1915–18, member Vienna Opera 1919–42 (created Spirit Messenger in Die Frau ohne Schatten on his début there). Berlin State Opera 1934–42. Salzburg Fest. from 1922; Bayreuth début 1931. Outstanding King Mark and Gurnemanz. Taught at Vienna Acad. of Mus. 1932–5.

Subjects: Opera.

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