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Welcome to Classical Music and Musicians!

Die Sänger und die Musiker

Spotlighting artists who sang and played with freedom.

Helping familiarize today’s music lovers with names and performances of those from the past, both singers and instrumentalists.

Welcome to Classical Music and Musicians!

Die Sänger und die Musiker

Spotlighting artists who sang and played with freedom.

Helping familiarize today’s music lovers with names and performances of those from the past, both singers and instrumentalists.

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Géori Boué, French lyric coloratura soprano

Géori Boué was an important French soprano during the post WWII period. She had a…
April 12, 2024

Janine Micheau, French lyric coloratura soprano

It surprises me that Janine Micheau is not better known today. She had a beautiful…
April 1, 2024

Cesare Siepi, Italian Bass

Cesare Siepi was a classic Italian basso cantante, or “singing bass,” with a warm, slightly…
March 23, 2024

Friederich Schorr, Austro-Hungarian bass baritone

For someone as famous as he was, there is very little information on the internet…
March 15, 2024

Hans Hopf, German Helden tenor

Hans Hopf was a post-war German Heldentenor. He was one of crop of Heldentenors that…
March 13, 2024

J.S. Bach -St. Matthew’s Passion,

I am very well aware that this performance takes over 3 hours, and that it…
March 3, 2024

Maria Ivogün, Hungarian Soprano

Today, Maria Ivogün is considered to have been one of the best and most distinguished…
February 22, 2024

Wolfgang Windgassen, German Heldentenor

I have a confession to make. There was a time that if an opera wasn't…
February 19, 2024

Heinz Rehfus, German, Swiss, American bass-baritone

I came upon this singer while perusing YouTube. I had never heard of him before. …
February 10, 2024