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date: 11 November 2019

Nachbaur, Franz ( Ignaz )locked

  • Elizabeth Forbes


( Ignaz )

( b Giessen, nr Friedrichshafen, March 25, 1835; d Munich, March 21, 1902). German tenor . After studying in Milan with Lamperti and at Stuttgart with Pišek, he made his début in 1857 at Pessau, then appeared at Meiningen, Cologne, Hanover and Prague (1860–63), where he sang Lionel in Flotow's Martha and Gounod's Faust, and Darmstadt (1863–8), where his roles included Gounod's Romeo. He began a 23-year association with the Hofoper, Munich, on 24 June 1867 as Flotow’s Alessandro Stradella and sang Walther at the first performance of Die Meistersinger (1868), Froh at the première of Das Rheingold (1869), the title role in Rienzi (1871) and Radames in Aida (1877). In 1878 he sang Lohengrin in Rome and in 1882 made his London début as Adolar in Weber’s Euryanthe at Drury Lane. He also sang in Berlin, Hamburg and Moscow. His farewell appearance in Munich on ...

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