- Cori Ellison
(b Stapelburg, Dec 21, 1919; d Hamburg, May 17, 1980). German bass. After vocal studies with Philomena Herbst-Latour in Hamburg and Bender in Munich he made his operatic début in Kiel in 1938. His career was interrupted by World War II, but he resumed singing in 1946. He was engaged by many major German and Italian opera houses, also appearing in Barcelona, Brussels, Copenhagen, London, Paris, Vienna and Zürich. He became a member of the Hamburg State Opera in ...