Burian, Karel [Burrian, Carl]
- Desmond Shawe-Taylor
(b Rousinov, Jan 12, 1870; d Senomaty, nr Prague, Sept 25, 1924). Bohemian tenor. He made his first appearance at Brno on 28 March 1891 as Jeník in Smetana’s The Bartered Bride; after singing the title role in the same composer’s Dalibor the next day, he was offered a contract. By ...