Ludwig Weber |

Ludwig Weber |

Ludwig Weber

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Debut 1920 (Vienna). Sang in op. the churches of Cologne, Munich, and others. Since 1936, in Covent Garden (the parts of Hagen in The Death of the Gods, Pogner in The Nuremberg Mastersingers, Gurnemanz in Parsifal, Boris Godunov, and others). From 1945 he sang at the Vienna Opera. In 1951 Spanish. at the Bayreuth Festival the part of Gurnemanz. This is an outstanding post. “Parsifal” by Knappertsbusch is recorded on CD (in other parts by Windgassen, London, Mödl, Teldec/Warner). Later he sang regularly in Bayreuth. He successfully performed at the Salzburg Festival, where he performed mainly Mozart parts (Sarastro, Osmin in The Abduction from the Seraglio, Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro). Among other parties, Baron Ochs in the Rosenkavalier, Wozzeck in the same name. op. Berg. Weber is a participant in the world premieres of op. “Day of Peace” by R. Strauss (1938, Munich), “The Death of Danton” by Einem (1947, Salzburg). Recordings include the part of Baron Oks (conducted by E. Kleiber, Decca) and others.

E. Tsodokov

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