Peter Anders


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(b Essen, 1908; d in car crash, Hamburg, 1954).

Ger. tenor. Début Hamburg 1931 (La Belle Hélène). Bavarian State Opera in Munich 1938–40; Berlin State Opera 1940–8; Hamburg Opera 1948–54. Specialized in lighter Mozart roles, though later he sang Otello. Salzburg Fest. début 1941, Brit. début in Edinburgh, 1950, CG début 1951. Distinguished concert singer.

Subjects: Opera.

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