Heinrich Vogl


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(b Au, nr. Munich, 1845; d Munich, 1900).

Ger. tenor, outstanding in Wagnerian parts. Opera début Munich 1865 (Max in Der Freischütz). Took over role of Tristan after death of Schnorr von Carolsfeld. Created Loge in Das Rheingold 1869 and Siegmund in Die Walküre 1870. Sang at Bayreuth 1876–97, incl. Loge in first Ring cycle. London début 1882 (1st London Loge and Siegfried). NY Met 1890. Wrote opera, 1899. Wife was sop. Therese Thoma (b Tutzing, 1845; d Munich, 1921), who made début in Munich 1866, singing there until 1892. Created Sieglinde 1870. London 1882 (first London Brünnhilde). For some years was only Ger. Isolde.

Subjects: Opera.

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