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Josef Traxel

Singer details:

Voice: Tenor
Nationality: German
Year of Birth: 1916
Year of Death: 1975

About Josef Traxel:

Josef Traxel (29 September 1916 in Mainz – 8 October 1975 in Stuttgart) was a German operatic tenor, particularly associated with Mozart roles and the German repertory.

He studied at the Darmstadt Conservatory, but was conscripted into the army before beginning his career. However, he was able to make his debut in Mainz, as Don Ottavio, in 1942, while on sick-leave from the army. After internment in Britain as a prisoner of war, he returned to Germany and resumed his career in Nuremberg in 1946, where he remained until 1952, he then joined the Stuttgart Opera. The same year, he appeared at the Salzburg Festival, where he sang the role of Mercury at the premiere of Richard Strauss's Die Liebe der Danae. In 1954, he first appeared at the Bayreuth Festival as Froh in Rheingold, returning as Walther in Tannhäuser, as Erik and the Steuermann in Der fliegende Holländer, the young sailor in Tristan und Isolde, a Knight in Parsifal, and in 1957, as Stolzing in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. He was also a frequent guest at the Munich State Opera and the Vienna State Opera, also appearing in the Netherlands and Switzerland. He frequently performed in, and recorded, sacred music.

He possessed a finely poised tenor with an unusually high tessitura, his wide repertoire ranged from Belmonte to Siegmund, he was also active in concert, often appearing in Bach's oratorios. In 1963, he was a teacher at the Stuttgart Musikhochschule.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1E lucevan le stelle Popularity:

Opera: ToscaComposer: PucciniAct: 3.03

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cavaradossi
2Recondita armonia Popularity:

Opera: ToscaComposer: PucciniAct: 1.04

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cavaradossi
3Il mio tesoro Popularity:

Opera: Don GiovanniComposer: MozartAct: 2.12-1

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Ottavio
4O mio rimorso! Popularity:

Opera: Traviata, LaComposer: VerdiAct: 2.02-3

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Alfredo
5Dalla sua pace Popularity:

Opera: Don GiovanniComposer: MozartAct: 1.18-2

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Ottavio
6Di rigori armato il seno Popularity:

Opera: Rosenkavalier, DerComposer: StraussAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles: Italian singer
7Freunde das Leben ist lebenswert Popularity:

Opera: GiudittaComposer: LéharAct:

Type: Voice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles:
8Mes amis ecoutez l'histoire Popularity:

Opera: Postillon de Lonjumeau, LeComposer: AdamAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Chapelou
9Nuit d'ivresse et d'extase Popularity:

Opera: Troyens, LesComposer: BerliozAct: 4

Type: duetVoice: Mz TLanguage: French

Roles: Didon/Énée
10Selig wie die Sonne Popularity:

Opera: Meistersinger von Nürnberg, DieComposer: WagnerAct: 3

Type: quintetVoice: S B-Br T T MzLanguage: German

Roles: Eva/Sachs/Walther/David/Magdalena
11Ach Belmonte! Ach mein Leben! Popularity:

Opera: Entführung aus dem Serail, DieComposer: MozartAct: 2.18

Type: quartetVoice: T S T SLanguage: German

Roles: Belmonte/Konstanze/Pedrillo/Blonde
12O wie ängstlich o wie feurig Popularity:

Opera: Entführung aus dem Serail, DieComposer: MozartAct: 1.09

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles: Belmonte
13Jungfrau Maria Popularity:

Opera: Alessandro StradellaComposer: FlotowAct:

Type: Voice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles:
14Dir töne Lob Popularity:

Opera: TannhäuserComposer: WagnerAct: 1.02

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles: Tannhäuser
15Jeden heiligen Morgen Popularity:

Opera: DaphneComposer: StraussAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles: Apollo
16Welch ein Geschick Popularity:

Opera: Entführung aus dem Serail, DieComposer: MozartAct: 3.07

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: German

Roles: Belmonte/Konstanze
17Willst jenes Tags du nicht dich mehr entsinnen Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 3.07

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles: Erik
18Bleib Senta bleib Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 2.05-1

Type: recitativeVoice: T SLanguage: German

Roles: Erik/Senta
19He holla Steuermann Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 1.05

Type: recitativeVoice: B TLanguage: German

Roles: Daland/Steersman
20Südwind Südwind! Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 1.07

Type: recitative,choirVoice: T B B-BrLanguage: German

Roles: Steersman/Daland/Dutchman
21Wehen mir Lufte Ruh Popularity:

Opera: EuryantheComposer: WeberAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles: Adolar
22So rief der Lenz in den Wald Popularity:

Opera: Meistersinger von Nürnberg, DieComposer: WagnerAct: 1.02

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles: Walther
23Fanget an! so rief der Lenz in den Wald Popularity:

Opera: Meistersinger von Nürnberg, DieComposer: WagnerAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles: Walther
24Mit Gewitter und Sturm aus fernem Meer Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 1.03

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles: Steersman
25Meinetwegen sollst du sterben Popularity:

Opera: Entführung aus dem Serail, DieComposer: MozartAct: 3.08

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: German

Roles: Belmonte/Konstanze
26Sei tu confuso Popularity:

Opera: Maria StuardaComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.11

Type: recitativeVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elisabetta/Roberto
27Verloren ach verloren ewig Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 3.08

Type: recitativeVoice: B-Br T SLanguage: German

Roles: Dutchman/Erik/Senta
28Kein Zweifel sieben Meilen fort Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 1.02

Type: recitativeVoice: B TLanguage: German

Roles: Daland/Steersman
29Ihr Kinder des Staubes erzittert und bebet Popularity:

Opera: Thamos, König in ÄgyptenComposer: MozartAct: 5.02

Type: choirVoice: S cA T BLanguage: German

Roles:
30Schon weichet dir Sonne Popularity:

Opera: Thamos, König in ÄgyptenComposer: MozartAct: 1.01

Type: Voice: S cA T BLanguage: German

Roles:
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