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Schmidt, Josephlocked

  • J.B. Steane

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(b Davidende, 4 March 1904; d Gyrembad, nr Zürich, 16 Nov 1942). Romanian tenor. As a boy he sang in the synagogue at Czernowitz (now Chernovtsy, Ukraine), and he remained active as a cantor throughout his professional life. He studied in Vienna, but his future as an operatic tenor was limited by his smallness of stature. Broadcasts and recordings provided the answer: in ...

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