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Wolfgang Windgassen

(1914—1974)


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(b Andemasse, 1914; d Stuttgart, 1974).

Ger. tenor. Opera début Pforzheim 1941 (Alvaro in La forza del destino). Stuttgart Opera 1945–73; Vienna Opera from 1953. Débuts: Bayreuth Fest. 1951; La Scala 1952; CG 1954; NY Met 1957. Outstanding singer of Parsifal, Tristan, Siegfried, and other Wagner roles, though not a Heldentenor of traditional kind. Art. dir. Stuttgart Opera 1972–4.

Subjects: Music.


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