Benno Hansen

21 March 1891 Tallinn – 26 April 1952 Tallinn

Benno Hansen was the house bass of the Tallinn opera theater from 1918 to 1952, no less, with forays into baritone repertory. His achievements in opera were less than exciting, but he was certainly a charming operetta interpreter. I have no idea what made him record a (much transposed) version of Wia mei Ahnl zwanzig Jahr', but it's anyway charming, too.

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Benno Hansen sings Der Vogelhändler: Wia mei Ahnl zwanzig Jahr', in Estonian

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