Kurt Böhme

Opera singer

1908 – 1989

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Who was Kurt Böhme?

Kurt Böhme was a German bass.

He was born in Dresden, Germany, where he studied with Adolf Kluge at the Dresden Conservatory. He made his debut in 1930 in Bautzen as Kaspar, later one of his most important roles. From 1930-1950, he was a member of the Dresden State Opera, 1949 he became a member of the Munich State Opera and in 1955 a member of the Vienna State Opera. In the 1950s and 1960s he became known worldwide because of his acting talents, as Bass-Buffo Baron Ochs and also as "Bösewicht". "Matteo" in Fra Diavolo; Dresden Nov. 1944.

He was known for his interpretations of Wagnerian roles and Baron Ochs von Lerchenau in Richard Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier.

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Born
May 5, 1908
Dresden
Also known as
  • Kurt Bohme
  • Böhme, Kurt
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Died
Dec 20, 1989
Munich

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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