Karl Ziegler (singer)
At the beginning of his career, Ziegler had an engagement at the Vienna Volksoper from 1908 to 1913 . In 1911 he sang “Königssohn” in the Vienna premiere of Engelbert Humperdinck's Königskinder and in 1913 the role of “Folco” in the German premiere by Isabeau by Mario Mascagni . From 1911 to 1913 he sang the role of "David" in Wagner's Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Bayreuth Festival .
From 1913 to 1917 he worked at the Hamburg State Opera and from 1917 to 1919 at the Frankfurt Opera . There he played the role of Alviano Salvago in Franz Schreker's Die Gezeichen (April 1918 to 1925). After several guest appearances in 1918 and 1919, he became a permanent member of the Vienna State Opera . From 1939 to 1941 he performed at the Vienna Volksoper.
- Christian Fastl: Karl Ziegler. In: Oesterreichisches Musiklexikon . Online edition, Vienna 2002 ff., ISBN 3-7001-3077-5 ; Print edition: Volume 5, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna 2006, ISBN 3-7001-3067-8 .
- Karl Ziegler's appearances at the Vienna State Opera
- Karl Ziegler in the Bavarian Musicians' Lexicon Online (BMLO)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German opera singer (tenor)|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 15, 1886|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Karlsruhe|
|DATE OF DEATH||May 21, 1944|
|Place of death||Vienna|