In: Voice

Nicolai Gedda, lyric Swedish tenor
September 16, 2022

Nicolai Gedda, a Swedish-born singer who was one of the most renowned lyric tenors of the 20th century and performed dozens... Read More
Alfredo Kraus, lyric Spanish tenor
September 13, 2022

I posted Alfredo Kraus a few years ago, and I am posting him again because he is a wonderful example of... Read More
Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen redux- Mahler
August 26, 2022

Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen I have done a posting very similar to this one before, and I am repeating... Read More
Dinh Gilly, French-Algerian Baritone
August 9, 2022

There is unfortunately not much biographical available about Dinh Gilly. I will provide as much detail as I have been able... Read More
Fernand Ansseau, Belgian spinto tenor
July 27, 2022

One of the nice things about this blog is that I get to find mostly forgotten singers and hear them for... Read More
Jean Planel, French tenor
July 16, 2022

Ever on the hunt for good, expressive singing, I came across Jean Panel, who, in his time, was a very well... Read More
Giovanni Martinelli, dramatic tenor
April 26, 2022

Giovanni Martinelli ranks among the greatest tenors of the 20th century, and perhaps came to be the true Caruso-successor after Caruso’s... Read More
Dame Janet Baker, Mezzo Soprano
April 14, 2022

Born in Yorkshire in 1933, the famed English mezzo-soprano Janet Baker never had a formal musical education. Coming from a far... Read More
Ulysses Lappas, lirico spinto tenor
April 6, 2022

Unfortunately, there is very little information on Lappas on the internet. He has become obscure. However, Lappas was regarded as one... Read More
Louis Cazette, French lyric tenor
March 20, 2022

Louis Cazette, was born in 1887, and died April 29, 1922 in Paris. He made his debut 1920 at the Paris... Read More