Personalities | Lauritz Melchior | Modern Era | Classical

American tenor

Having started as a baritone in his native Denmark, Melchior made his debut as Wagner’s Siegmund at Covent Garden in 1924. Between the wars he sang at Covent Garden, Bayreuth and the Metropolitan. He was best known for his Wagnerian roles, especially Tristan, which he sang over 200 times.

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