(b London, 20 Oct 1946).English tenor. He studied in London with George Malcolm at Westminster Cathedral, where he was a chorister, and at the RCM. From the age of ...
(b Bremen, 20 July 1914; d Copenhagen, 10 Oct 1965).German baritone. He studied as a bass at Philipp Kraus's opera school in Bremen, where he made his début as ...
(b Zippnow, nr Marienwerder [now Kwidzyn], 20 May 1893; d Munich, 28 March 1980).German bass-baritone. He studied in Berlin and later in England with Manuel Garcia, and made his ...
(Rameau: Les Boréades). Bar. A Boread who unsuccessfully woos Queen Alphise. Created (f. stage p. 1982) by Gilles Cachemaille.
(Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini). Bass. Commissions Cellini to cast a statue of Perseus. Created (1838) by Mons. Serda.
(Donizetti: Don Pasquale). The name used by Norina when she poses as a bride for Don Pasquale. See Norina.
(Britten: Billy Budd). Ten. A ship's corporal. Claggart uses him to spy on Billy. Created (1951) by David Tree.
(Verdi: La traviata). Bass. ‘Protector’ of Flora and a friend of Violetta. Created (1853) by Arnaldo Silvestri.
(Weber: Der Freischütz). Sop. Cousin of Agathe (who is to marry the forester Max). Created (1821) by Johanne Eunicke.
(Weber: Der Freischütz). Bass. Head forester. Father of Agathe, who wants to marry Max. Created (1821) by Herr Wauer.
(Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro). Ten. Counsellor at law. Created (1786) by Michael Kelly (who also created Basilio).
(Gounod: Faust). Mez. Friend and neighbour of Marguerite, to whom Méphistophélès is attracted. Created (1859) by Mlle Duclos.
(Glass: Akhnaten). Sop. Widow of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, and mother of Akhnaten. Created (1984) by Marie Angel.
(Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier). Wife of the field marshal, hence the Feldmarschallin (or Marschallin). See Marschallin.
(Hindemith: Mathis der Maler). Ten. An officer in the Confederate Army. Created (1938) by Max Theo Zehntnera.
(Sullivan: Princess Ida). Bass‐bar. His son Hilarion was engaged to Ida in infancy. Created (1884) by Rutland Barrington.
(Zimmermann: Die Soldaten). Bar. Officer in the French Army. Another of Marie's lovers. Created (1965) by Gerd Nienstedt.
(Rossini: II turco in Italia). Ten. Young man in love with Geronio's wife Fiorilla. Created (1814) by Giovanni David.
(Britten: Death in Venice). Bass‐bar. He rows Aschenbach from Venice to the Lido. Created (1973) by John Shirley‐Quirk.
(Halévy: La Juive). Name used by Léopold to obtain work with Rachel's father, the goldsmith Eléazar. See Léopold (1).