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Monday, March 9, 2015
Karl Lang (Tenor) (Waiblingen 1860 - Stuttgart 1925)
His father was a construction inspector, he himself became a bank clerk. Then he studied singing under Dr. Gunz in Frankfurt a. M. and made his debut in 1891 at the Court Theatre in Karlsruhe as Max in ''Freischütz'' of Weber. Till 1893 he remained inKarlsruhe, sang in the 1893-1894 season at the Municipal Theatre in Wroclawand was engaged in 1894 by the Court Theatre in Schwerin. He remained inSchwerin till 1914 . Here he sang on 26. 2. 1899 in the premiere of the opera "Der Pfeifertag" by Max von Schillings in the part of the Velten. In 1905 he appeared inSchwerinin the premiere of the opera "Die vernarrte Prinzess" of Oskar von Chelius. In 1903 he made guest appearance at theBerlin Court Opera. In 1903 and 1907 he sang at the Municipal Theatre inHamburg, in 1911 at the Court Theatre in Coburg. His repertoire included Tannhäuser, Lohengrin, Walther von Stolzing in "Meistersingern", Erik in"Fliegenden Holländer", Siegmund in "Walküre", Hüon in ‘’Oberon’’ by Weber, Canio in ‘’Pagliacci’’, Bran in "Ingwelde" by M. von Schillings and Pedro in "Tiefland" by d'Albert. Later he became a professor in the Stuttgart Musikhochschule.