Friedrich Schorr (September 2, 1888, Oradea (Nagyvarad at the time) - August 14, 1953, Farmington, New York) was an Austrian-Hungarian bass-baritone opera singer of Jewish origin. Events 44 BC - Pharaoh Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesarion. Year 1888 ( MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Oradea (pronunciation in Romanian:, Hungarian: Nagyvárad, colloquially also Várad, German: Großwardein, former Events 1183 - Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Farmington is a Town located in Ontario County, New York, USA. Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich Hungary (Magyarország 'mɔɟɔrorsaːg) officially in English the Republic of Hungary ( Magyar Köztársaság, literally Magyar (Hungarian Republic A bass-baritone is a high-lying bass that shares certain qualities with the Baritone Voice type. Opera is an art form in which Singers and Musicians perform a Dramatic work (called an opera which combines a text (called a Libretto PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ He later became a naturalized American.
The son of a hazzan who allegedly had himself a beautiful voice, Schorr studied in Brno and Vienna. "Hazan" and "Chazan" redirect here For people named Hazan or Chazan see Hazan (disambiguation Growing importance of the office Brno ( IPA:; Brünn is the second-largest City in the Czech Republic. Vienna ( in Wien; see also other names) is the Capital of Austria, and is also one of the nine States of Austria. He made his stage debut in Graz (1912-1916). Graz (etymologically from Slovene: Gradec IPA /gradeʦ/ "little castle" with a population of around 290000 as of 2008 (of which 252852 have principal Afterwards he worked in Prague (1916-1918), Cologne (1918-1923), Berlin (State Opera Unter den Linden, 1923-1931). Prague (ˈprɑːg Praha (ˈpraɦa see also other names) is the Capital and Largest city of the Czech Republic. Berlin is the capital city and one of sixteen states of Germany. He had guest appearances at Covent Garden (1924-1931), Metropolitan Opera (1924-1943) and the Wagnerian Bayreuth Festival (1925-1933). WikipediaWikiProject Opera --> The Royal Opera House is an Opera house and major performing The Metropolitan Opera Association of New York City, founded in April 1880 is a major presenter of all types of opera including Grand Opera. The Bayreuth Festival is a music festival held annually in Bayreuth, Germany, at which performances of Operas by the 19th century German composer After the rise to power of Nazism in 1933, Schorr emigrated to the United States where he lived in New York City and worked at the Met (until 1943) and later as director and concert singer (together with Lotte Lehmann, Lauritz Melchior, Kirsten Flagstad and Helen Traubel). Nazism, which was a short name for National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus refers primarily to the Ideology and practices of the National Socialist German Year 1933 ( MCMXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The City of New York Lotte Lehmann ( February 27, 1888 &ndash August 26, 1976) was a German Soprano WikipediaWikiProject Opera#Infoboxes --> Lauritz Melchior ( March 20, 1890 – March 18, 1973 Kirsten Malfrid Flagstad ( 12 July 1895 &ndash 7 December 1962) was a Norwegian Opera singer one of the greatest Helen Traubel ( June 16 1899 - July 28 1972) was an American operatic dramatic Soprano, best known for her
Schorr is recognized as the greatest Wagnerian bass-baritone of his generation, arguably of the 20th century, and was famous for his portrayals of Wotan in Der Ring des Nibelungen and Hans Sachs in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Der Ring des Nibelungen ( The Ring of the Nibelung) is a cycle of four epic Music dramas by the German composer Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Mastersingers of Nuremberg) is an Opera in three acts written and composed by Richard Wagner He made a number of recordings both in Europe and America. These recordings (although some of them were produced after he reached his artistic zenith) demonstrate Schorr's clear articulation, his excellent breathing technique and his great emotional expressiveness.
This article incorporates text translated from the corresponding German Wikipedia article as of 17 September 2006. WikipediaWikiProject Opera#Infoboxes --> Friedrich Schorr ( September 2, 1888, Oradea ( Nagyvarad Events 1176 - The Battle of Myriokephalon is fought 1462 - The Battle of Świecino (or Battle of Żarnowiec Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.