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Martin Ritzmann

21 February 1919 Oberschönau near Steinbach-Hallenberg – 7 August 1984 Berlin

Martin Ritzmann singsIl trovatore: Lodern zum Himmel
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Martin Ritzmann singsTurandot: Keiner schlafe
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Martin Ritzmann singsIl tabarro: Ja, du hast recht
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After fighting WWII and coming home from Russian war captivity, he studied voice in Erfurt. 1951–54 at the Altenburg theater (debut role: Chapelou), from 1954 at the Berlin Metropoltheater as an operetta tenor, from 1957 or 1958 at the Berlin Staatsoper, where he became a leading member of the troupe: Alfredo, Lenskij, Belmonte, Don Ottavio, Pinkerton, Duca, Riccardo, Don Carlo, Max, Cavaradossi, Radames, Stolzing, Erik, Calaf, Bacchus, Otello, Lohengrin, Kaiser, Canio, José, Manrico...

Reference 1: Kutsch & Riemens; reference 2
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