Saturday, August 04, 2007

Max Lorenz Autograph: Artist signed Litho Portrait 1941

Max Lorenz Autograph: Artist signed Litho Portrait of Tenor Max Lorenz. Dedication and signature Max Lorenz 1941.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Pinholes at the corners, slight aging.

8.5 x 11 inches.

Max Lorenz (born Max Suelzenfuss, 1901 - 1975) - German Heldentenor, famous for Wagner roles.

Lorenz became a principal tenor at Dresden in 1928, and made his first recordings in 1927. From 1933 he was at the Berlin Staatsoper, appearing also at the Metropolitan (from 1931), Bayreuth (from 1933, and again in 1952 and 1954), Covent Garden (1934 and 1937) and in many other houses in Europe and the USA. He became a member of the Vienna Staatsoper in 1937, appearing at many Salzburg.

Lorenz was for almost three decades a prominent Wagnerian tenor, celebrated as Tristan, Siegfried and Walther in particular; he was also a notable Othello, Bacchus and Herod.

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