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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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Giuseppi de Luca, Italian Baritone

Giuseppi De Luca was a small man with by no means a large voice, but…
May 11, 2024

Yvonne Gall, French lyric soprano

Yvonne Gall was a very well known and well regarded soprano of her time. She…
May 9, 2024

Chopin Impromptus Mieczysław Horszowski piano

I have somehow veered away from singing at the moment; but, don't worry, I have…
May 1, 2024

Overture from Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Knappertsbusch (c)

The overture to Wagner's Die Meistersinger is one of the great pieces of German Romantic…
April 16, 2024

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