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Ludwig Weber

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Voice: Bass
Nationality: Austrian
Year of Birth: Not entered yet.
Year of Death: 1974

About Ludwig Weber:

Ludwig Weber (July 29, 1899 – December 9, 1974) was an Austrian bass.

Ludwig Weber was born in Vienna in 1899. He initially planned to pursue a career as a teacher and artist when he discovered his vocal promise and decided to pursue an opera career. In 1919 he began studies with Alfred Borrotau, a well-respected teacher, and had his professional debut in 1920 at the Vienna Volksoper where he sang for a few years in smaller roles.

Possessing one of the largest dark-and-cavernous-type bass voices of the twentieth century, Weber was in equally high demand for villainous roles and noble characters. In the mid-1920s Weber was singing in mid-size to leading roles with smaller companies throughout Germany. After a successful appearance at the Munich Wagner Festival of 1931 he joined the Bavarian State Opera in Munich in 1933 and soon began to receive invitations to sing abroad. In 1936 he joined the Royal Opera at Covent Garden where he sang numerous roles for several years including: Pogner, Gurnemanz, Hunding, Hagen, Daland, King Marke, Osmin, Rocco, and Commendatore. In 1945 he became a member of the Vienna State Opera, where he sang a wide repertoire for the next two decades. He became particularly associated with the roles of Richard Wagner. The title role in Boris Godunov was one of Weber's favorites, and excerpts (sung in German) survive from a performance broadcast on radio. He sang the role in multiple houses including Covent Garden in 1950. He became a regular performer at the Bayreuth Festival from 1951 to 1962, and he also appeared a number of times at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. Weber retired from the stage in 1965, by which time he had already started to teach at the Mozarteum in Salzburg (1961).

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
31Mögst du mein Kind den fremden Mann Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 2.07

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: German

Roles: Daland
32Mein Vater Popularity:

Opera: ParsifalComposer: WagnerAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: German

Roles: Amfortas
33Nur hurtig fort Popularity:

Opera: FidelioComposer: BeethovenAct: 2.03

Type: duetVoice: B SLanguage: German

Roles: Rocco/Leonore
34Jerum jerum Popularity:

Opera: Meistersinger von Nürnberg, DieComposer: WagnerAct:

Type: ariaVoice: bass-baritoneLanguage: German

Roles: Sachs
35Bin ich nun frei Popularity:

Opera: Rheingold, DasComposer: WagnerAct: 4

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: German

Roles: Alberich
36Mein Kind du siehst mich Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 2.06-1

Type: recitativeVoice: B SLanguage: German

Roles: Daland/Senta
37Ah! ah questa e buona Popularity:

Opera: Don GiovanniComposer: MozartAct: 2.14

Type: recitativeVoice: Br BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Giovanni/Leporello
38Das schone Fest Johannistag Popularity:

Opera: Meistersinger von Nürnberg, DieComposer: WagnerAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: German

Roles: Veit Pogner
39He holla Steuermann Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 1.05

Type: recitativeVoice: B TLanguage: German

Roles: Daland/Steersman
40Südwind Südwind! Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 1.07

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

Roles: Steersman/Daland/Dutchman
41Schweigt doch ihr Stimmen Popularity:

Opera: Frau ohne Schatten, DerComposer: StraussAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: bass-baritoneLanguage: German

Roles: Barak
42Versank ich jetzt in wunderbares Träumen Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 2.09

Type: duetVoice: S B-BrLanguage: German

Roles: Senta/Dutchman
43Er sterbe doch er soll erst wissen Popularity:

Opera: FidelioComposer: BeethovenAct: 2.06

Type: recitative,quartetVoice: B-Br T S BLanguage: German

Roles: Pizarro/Florestan/Leonore/Rocco
44Den Tag seh ich erscheinen Popularity:

Opera: Meistersinger von Nürnberg, DieComposer: WagnerAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: German

Roles: Beckmesser
45Euch werde Lohn in bessern Welten Popularity:

Opera: FidelioComposer: BeethovenAct: 2.05

Type: trioVoice: B T SLanguage: German

Roles: Rocco/Florestan/Leonore
46Verloren ach verloren ewig Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 3.08

Type: recitativeVoice: B-Br T SLanguage: German

Roles: Dutchman/Erik/Senta
47Kein Zweifel sieben Meilen fort Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 1.02

Type: recitativeVoice: B TLanguage: German

Roles: Daland/Steersman
48Walhall Popularity:

Opera: Rheingold, DasComposer: WagnerAct:

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: German

Roles:
49Du bist nicht Popularity:

Opera: SiegfriedComposer: WagnerAct: 3.01

Type: ariaVoice: bass-baritoneLanguage: German

Roles: Wanderer
50Heil dir mein Gast Popularity:

Opera: ParsifalComposer: WagnerAct:

Type: Voice: bassLanguage: German

Roles:
51Kehrte der Vater nun heim Popularity:

Opera: Walküre, DieComposer: WagnerAct: 2.14

Type: recitativeVoice: S B T S B-BrLanguage: German

Roles: Sieglinde/Hunding/Siegmund/Brünnhilde/Wotan
52Was muss ich hören Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 1.06

Type: recitativeVoice: B-Br BLanguage: German

Roles: Dutchman/Daland
53Zu Hilfe rettet sie Popularity:

Opera: Fliegende Holländer, DerComposer: WagnerAct: 3.10

Type: trio,finaleVoice: T S BLanguage: German

Roles: Erik/Senta/Daland/Dutchman
54Mir dies Tristan mir Popularity:

Opera: Tristan und IsoldeComposer: WagnerAct: 2.16

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: German

Roles: Marke
55Nun sprecht wie ging es Popularity:

Opera: FidelioComposer: BeethovenAct: 1.16-1

Type: duetVoice: S BLanguage: German

Roles: Leonore/Rocco
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