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Hermann Winkelmann

(1849—1912)


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(b Brunswick, 1849; d Vienna, 1912).

Ger. tenor. Began career as piano maker. Opera début Sondershausen 1875 (Manrico in Il trovatore). Sang Wagner roles in Vienna and created Parsifal at Bayreuth 1882. London début Drury Lane 1882 cond. Richter. Was first London Tristan and Walther. Concert début USA 1884. Vienna Opera 1883–1906. Sang in Theodore Thomas's Wagner fests., NY 1884.

Subjects: Opera.


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