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He was one of the best latvian tenors of his time. He started his career as an actor, then studied singing under Hermann Jadlowker. He made his debut 1903 at the Latvian National Opera as Faust and appeared here till 1905.HeparticipatedintheRevolutionof1905–07. He made guest appearances in Münster,Halle and in other german cities. After 1940 he taught at the Latvian Conservatory (Riga) and he became manager and artistic director of the Latvian Theater of Opera and Ballet in 1944. His repertoire included Lohengrin, Samson in ‘’Samson et Dalila’’, Canio in ‘’Pagliacci’’, Tannhäuser, Tristan in ‘’Tristan und Isolde’’, Don Jose in ‘’Carmen’’, Otello, Radames in ‘’Aida’’.
Chronology of some appearances
1903-1905 Riga Latvian National Opera
1911 Stuttgart Opernhaus
1914-1919 Denmark and Sweden
1919-1928 Riga Latvian National Opera
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