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Melchior, Lauritz

also:

 Hommel, Lebbrecht  birth name
 Melchior, Lebrecht  birth name

cast, sanger, Soloist: Gesang, tenor, vocals


born: 20 Mar 1890 Copenhagen, Denmark Source: 1  

died: 18 Mar 1973 Santa Monica, California / state, USA Source: 1  
died: 19 Mar 1973 Source: 2  

date of Variety obit: 21 Mar 1973  

active: Stuttgart, Germany  

Berlin Philharmonic: debut as soloist/conductor: 14 Dec 1925  

ano del debut en el teatro Colon: 1931 Buenos Aires, Argentina  

The Music Sack has 86 items with information about Lauritz Melchior:


 1999

Soloisten

p. 170-184 In:
Reif, Ruth Renee
Die Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, ein historisches Portrat
Herausgegeben von der Gessellschaft der Freunde der Stuttgarter Philharmonica
Tubingen: Silberburg-Verlag, 1999

Number of People : 1,958


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 1996

[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


 1996

Namenregister

p. 1119-1276 In:
Annalen van de opera gezelschappen in Nederland 1886-1995
Amsterdam: Den Uitgave van Theater Institute Nederland, 1996, 1276 p.

Number of People : 13,049


 1995

Personregister

p. 332-355 In:
Schepelern, Gerhard
Operaens historie i Danmark 1634-1975
Kobenhaven: Rosinante, 1995, 366 p.

Number of People : 1,121


 1994

Index of Artists

p. 1263-1325 In:
Kelly, Alan
His Master's Voice
Die Stimme seines Herrn. The German catalogue
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1994, 1325 p.

Number of People : 2,206


 1994

Douglas, Nigel
More legendary voices
London: Andre Deutsch, 1994

Number of People : 12


 1992

Heister, Hanns-Werner
Sparrer, Walter-Wolfgang
Komponisten der Gegenwart
Edition Text+Kritik
Herausgegeben von Hanns-Werner Heister und Walter-Wolfgang Sparrer
1992

Number of People : 480


 1991

Pitts, Michael R.
Parish, James Robert
Hollywood songsters
By James Robert Parish and Michael R. Pitts
New York: Garland, 1991

Number of People : 105


 1991

Blair, Donald S.
Great opera singers of the twentieth century 1927-1990
Lewiston, Queenston, Lampeter: Edwin Mellen Press, 1991

Number of People : 50


 1991

Addenda und Corrigenda zum Hauptwerk

p. 1133-1954 In:
Kutsch, Karl J.
Riemens, Leo
Grosses Sangerlexikon. Erganzungsband [I]
Bern: Francke, 1991, 2002 columns

Number of People : 4,103


 1990

Marchand, Miguel Patron
100 grandes cantantes del pasado
Santiago de Chile: Editorial Andres Bello, 1990, 263 p.

Number of People : 100


 1989

Performer Index : Conductors

p. 547-557 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1984-1987 : based on material ... 1984 AND 1987
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1989, 639 p.

Number of People : 20,297


 1989

Paris, Alain
Dictionnaire des interpretes : et de l'interpretation musicale au XX siecle.
Paris: Robert Laffont, 1989

Number of People : 2,306


 1987

Riemens, Leo
Kutsch, Karl J.
Grosses Sangerlexikon
Bern: Francke, 1987, 3452 columns in two volumes p.

Number of People : 6,910


 1986

Kesting, Jurgen
Die grossen sanger
Dusseldorf: Claassen, 1986, 3 VOLS p.

Number of People : 261


 1986

Blanchard, Roger
Cande, Roland de
Dieux et divas de l'opera : de 1820 a 1950 grandeur et decadence du bel canto
Roger Blanchard et Roland de Cande
Paris: Plon, 1986, 478 p.

Number of People : 127


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Schonberg, Harold C.
The Glorious Ones : Classical Music's Legendary Peformers
New York: Times Books, 1985. xviii, 509, [1] p.
       illus. bib

Number of People : 21


 1985

Performer Index : Vocalists

p. 748-770 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1978-1983 : based on material ...
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1985, 873 p.

Number of People : 3,542


 1985

Schonberg, Harold C.
The glorious ones : classical music's legendary performers
New York: Times Books, 1985

Number of People : 38


 1984

Hodson, Phillip
Who's who in Wagner
An a to Z look at his life and work
New York: Macmillan, 1984, 182 p.

Number of People : 310


 1984

Tubeuf, Andre (editor)
Les introuvables du chant Wagnerien
Paris: L'Avant-scene opera, 1984. 189, [6] p.
       illustr.

Number of People : 45


 1983

Indice de Cantantes

p. 481-488 In:
Valenti Ferro, Enzo
Las voces : teatro Colon 1908-1982
Buenos Aires: Ediciones de Arte Gaglainone, 1983

Number of People : 692


 1983

Mish, Herman
Tuggle, Robert A.
The golden age of opera
By Robert Tuggle.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1983, 246 p.
       Note: With the photographs of Herman Mish

Number of People : 106


 1982

Blyth, Alan (editor)
Opera on Record.
New York: Harper Colophon Books, 1982. 663 p.
       39 illus.
       1st edition London: Hutchinson & Co., Ltd., 1979
       Note: Select index of artists, opera discographies of 22 composers compiled by Malcolm Walker.

Number of People : 87


 1982

Riemens, Leo
Kutsch, Karl J.
Unvergangliche Stimmen Sangerlexikon
Karl J. Kutsch, Leo Riemens
Bern: Francke, 1982, 782 p.

Number of People : 3,755


 1982

[Orchestra Members]

The above item is part of :
Muck, Peter
Einhundert Jahre Berliner Philharmonisches Orchester. Darstellung in Dokumentation im Auftrag des Berliner Orchesters. Dritter Band
Die Mitglieder des Orchesters, die Programme, die Konzertreisen ...
Verfassst von Peter Muck
Tutzing: Verlegt bei Hans Schneider, 1982, 509 p.

Number of People : 5,035


 1982

Nanquette, Claude
Les grands interpretes romantiques
Paris: Fayard, 1982

Number of People : 54


 1981

Schonberg, Harold C.
Facing the Music
New York: Summit Books, 1981.464 p.
       Note: A series of republlshed revlews and articles

Number of People : 7


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Fabian, Monroe H.
On Stage : 200 Years of Great Theatrical Personalities
New York: Mayflower Books, Inc., 1980.224 p.
       illustr.

Number of People : 11


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980

Performer Index : Vocalist

p. 367- In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Vol. 5: indexes
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1980, 664 p.

Number of People : 6,282


 1979

Scott, Michael
The record of singing
Vol. 2: 1914 to 1925
London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 1979, 262 p.

Number of People : 170


 1979

Ouzer, Louis
Crociata, Francis
Contemporary musicians in photographs taken at the Eastman School of Music
By Louis Ouzer
With text by Francis Crociata
New York: Dover Publications, c1979, 118 p.

Number of People : 130


 1978

Ewen, David
Musicians since 1900 : performers in concert and opera
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson, 1978, 974 p.

Number of People : 432


 1977

Lauri-Volpi, Giacomo
Voci parallele
Bongiovanni Editore, 1977, 238 p.

Number of People : 200


 1977

[Artist Index]

p. 444-454 In:
Liliedahl, Karleric
The Gramophone Co. : acoustic recordings for the Scandinavian market
Helsinki: Suomen Aanitearkisto r. y. Finish Institute of Recorded Sound, 1977, 564 p.

Number of People : 1,018


 1977

Moore, Jerrold Northrop
A Master of Records
New York: Taplinger Publishing Company 1977 [1st edition London, 1976 as A Voice in Time]. viii, 2411 p.
       24 Illus.

Number of People : 9


 1976

Jefferson, Alan
The Glory of opera
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1976.192 p.
       illustr.
       Note: Part VII "Great Singers of the Twentieth Century"

Number of People : 29


 1975 Source: 2

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1975

Index to music necrology : 1973 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1975, p. 768

Number of People : 115


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1973

[Lauritz Melchior - obituary]
Opera News, May, 1973, p. 40

Number of People : 1


 1973

Burgin, John Carroll
Teaching Singing.
Metuchen [NJ]: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1973. vi, 7-290 p.
       Note: Writings on vocal pedagogy induding articles by well-known singers.

Number of People : 57

Descriptive note


 1970

[Lauritz Melchior]
Opera News, Mar 28, 1970, p. 7
       Note: discusses his Wagnerian roles

Number of People : 1


 1969

Nually, Jana
Lauritz Melchior. (A matter of heart)
Kobenhavn: Hasselbalch 1969. 223 S.
       Mit Taf.

Number of People : 1


 1968

Possiger, Gunter
Die grossen Sanger und Dirigenten
Munich: Wilhelm Heyne, 1968, 220 p.

Number of People : 205


 1965

Hansen, Hans
Lauritz Melchior. A discography.
Kopenhagen: Nationaldiskoteket, Ikke i bog 1965. 44 S.

Number of People : 1


 1964

[Lauritz Melchior]
Opera News, Feb 1, 1964, p. 26

Number of People : 1


 1963

Natan, Alex
Primo Uomo : grosse Sanger der Oper
Basil: Basilius Presse, 1963. 154 p.
       92 illus.
       biographical section with an incomplete listing of biographies, discography.
       Note: Critical evaluation of fifty outstanding male singers who have appeared on LP recordings

Number of People : 49


 1963

Muller-Marein, Josef
Das musikalische Selbstportrait
Von Komponisten, Sangerinnen und Sanger unserer Zeit
Hamburg: Nannen-Verlag, 1963, 508 p.

Number of People : 50


 1962

Les artistes du chant

p. 441 In:
Wolff, Stephane
L'opera au Palais Garnier (1875-1962)
Les oeuvres, les interpretes ...
Paris: L'Entr'acte, 1962, 565 p.

Number of People : 1,031


 1962

Townend, P.
Who's who in music and musicians' international directory 1962
New York: Hafner Publishing Co., 1962, 331 p.

Number of People : 3,194


 1957

Ewen, David
Living musicians : first supplement
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1957, 178 p.

Number of People : 456


 1955

Davidson, Gladys
Opera biographies
London: Werner Laurie, 1955

Number of People : 119


 1954

Muller von Asow, Erich Hermann
Muller von Asow, Hedwig
Kurschners Deutscher Musiker-Kalender 1954
Zweite Ausgabe des Deutschen Musiker-Lexikons
Herausgeber: Hedwig und E.H. Mueller von Asow
Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1954, 1702 COLS p.

Number of People : 4,075

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1954

Pena, Joaquin
Angles, Higinio
Querol Gavalda, Miguel
Diccionario de la musica labor
Iniciado por Joaquin Pena
Continuado por Higinio Angles
Con la colaboracion de Miguel Querol y otros distinguidos musicologos espanoles y extranjeros
Barcelona: Editorial Labor, 1954, 2V, 2318P.

Number of People : 7,942


 1951

Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


 1951

Mize, J.T.H. / Dr.
The international who is who in music
Fifth (Mid-Century) Edition
Dr. J.T.H. Mize Editor-in-Chief
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, 1951, 576 p.

Number of People : 2,918

More Details : (1 Section)


 1950

Overseas section

p. 315 In:
Pine, L.G.
Who's who in music
First post-war edition (1949-50)
London: Shaw Publishing, 1950, 419 p.

Number of People : 1,023


 1949

Ewen, David
Men and women who make music
New York: Merlin Press, 1949

Number of People : 26


 1949

Barker, Frank Granville
Stars of the Opera
London: Lotus Press, 1949.51 p.
       9 illus.

Number of People : 9


 1948

O'Connell, Charles
The other side of the record
New York: Alfred Knopf, 1948, 332 p.

Number of People : 15


 1946

Gaisberg, Frederick William
Music on Record
London: Robert Hale Limited, 1946.
1977. 269 p.
       33 illus.
       Originally published 1942 in New York as The Music Goes Round. Mentions most of the important singers who recorded before World War Two.
       Note: Reprint

Number of People : 5


 1946

[Lauritz Melchior]
Opera News, Jan 28, 1946, p. 4
       Note: discusses his roles

Number of People : 1


 1943

Taubman, Howard
Music on My Beat : an Intimate Volume of Shop Talk
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1943. viii, 267 p.

Number of People : 12


 1943

Peltz, Mary Ellis
Spotlights an the Stars : Intimate Sketches of Metropolitan Opera Personalities
New York: The Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc., 1943. 114 p.
       63 illus.

Number of People : 43

Descriptive note


 1942

[Lauritz Melchior]
Opera News, Jan 12, 1942, p. 5

Number of People : 1


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1941

[Lauritz Melchior]
Opera News, Mar 31, 1941, p. 15

Number of People : 1


 1941

Barone, J.
Who is who in music
1941 edition
Chicago: Lee Stern Press, 1941

Number of People : 3,908


 1940

Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


 1939

Vital data (1906-1939)

p. 213 In:
Celebrities in El Dorado 1850-1906.
A biographic record of 111 prominent musicians who have visited San Francisco and performed there ...
With additional lists of visiting celebrities ...
San Francisco: Work Projects Administration, 1939, 270 p.
      (Series: History of Music in San Francisco Series; Volume four)

Number of People : 327


 1938

[Lauritz Melchior]
Opera News, Dec 5, 1938, p. 13

Number of People : 1


 1937

Wiener, Hilda
Millar Craig, D.
Pencil Portraits of Concert Celebrities
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1937. xii, 198, [1] p.
       100 portraits by Wiener.

Number of People : 13


 1936

O'Donnell, Josephine
Among the Covent Garden Stars
London: Stanley Paul & Co., Ltd., 1936.295 p.
       49 illus., Index.
       Note: The author was secretary to the director

Number of People : 5


 1936

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


 1932

Firner, Walter (editor)
Wir von der Oper : ein kritisches Theater-bildbuch
Munchen: Verlag F. Bruckmann AG, 1932.126 p.
       40 portraits.

Number of People : 27

Descriptive note


 1931

Key, Pierre V.R.
Pierre Key's musical who's who
A biographical survey of contemporary musicians
Edited by Pierre V.R. Key; editor Musical Digest and ...
New York: Pierre Key, 1931, 498 p.

Number of People : 3,336

More Details : (1 Section)


 1929

Muller, Erich H.
Deutsches Musiker-Lexikon
Herausgegeben von Erich H. Muller
Dresden: Wilhelm Limpert, 1929, 1644 p.

Number of People : 7,599


 1929

Spaeth, Sigmund
Who is who in music
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, Inc., 1929

Number of People : 2,425


 1927

Norlind, Tobias
Allmant musiklexikon
Stockholm: Wahlstrom & Widstrand, 1927-28, 2V p.

Number of People : 4,739


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