Karl Oestvig


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(b Christiania, 1889; d Oslo, 1968).

Norweg. tenor. Opera début Stuttgart 1914. Vienna State Opera 1919–27. Created Emperor in Die Frau ohne Schatten, 1919. Berlin State Opera 1927–30. Fine Wagnerian singer. Retired 1932. Became teacher and dir., Oslo Opera 1941.

Subjects: Opera.

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