Personalities | Peter Schreier | Contemporary | Classical

b. 1935
German tenor

Schreier made his debut as the First Prisoner in Fidelio (Dresden, 1961), before joining the Berlin State Opera. On the death of Fritz Wunderlich in 1966, he became the best-known exponent of Mozart’s Belmonte, Don Ottavio, Ferrando and Tamino (The Magic Flute), the part with which he made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 1968. He was a noted singer of Lieder and of the Evangelist in Bach’s Passions.

Introduction | Contemporary | Classical
Personalities | (Dame) Elisabeth Schwarzkopf | Contemporary | Classical


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