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ALBERT ALVAREZ, Tenor, * 16 January 1861 Cenon bei Bordeaux, † 26 February 1933 Nizza;

02 Feb

French tenor (1861-1933). His early musical training included a position as a bandmaster in France. He studied with Martini and made his debut (1887) in Ghent as Faust, a role he reprised for his Paris Opéra debut in 1892. He created more than ten roles for that house including Mirka in Augusta Holmes’s La Montagne Noire in 1895, Walther (Les Maitres Chantiers de Nuremberg) in 1897, Manrique (le Trouvére), and Tristan (Tristan et Isolde) in 1904, and Nicias in the world premiere of Thaïs (1894).

The biographical information comes from Historic Opera

 

as Tristan Paris 1905

as Stolzing Paris 1897

as Stolzing Paris 1897

as ?

as Otello

as Otello MET 1902

as Otello MET 1902

as Otello

as ? MET

as Romeo

as Romeo

as Romeo

as Samson Paris 1901

as Samson Paris 1901

as Don José

as Don José Paris 1902

as Canio

as Vasco da Gama?

as Jean (?) “Le Prophete” MET

as ? MET 1902

Portrait

Portrait

Portrait

 
1 Comment

Posted by on February 2, 2013 in Tenors

 

One response to “ALBERT ALVAREZ, Tenor, * 16 January 1861 Cenon bei Bordeaux, † 26 February 1933 Nizza;

  1. David

    December 29, 2013 at 12:27 pm

    Lovely group of photos! Very impressive collection too! Thanks for posting them

     

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