Anton Mitterwurzer

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Anton Mitterwurzer

Anton Mitterwurzer (1818–76) was a German opera singer, a noted baritone interpreter of the works of Gluck, Marschner, and Wagner.

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Mitterwurzer was born in Sterzing, Tyrol and made his first theatrical appearance at Innsbruck. He was engaged at the age of twenty-one in Dresden and stayed there for thirty years, greatly influencing operatic methods. Mitterwurzer was at his best in Wagnerian roles like Wolfram, Telramund, and Hans Sachs.

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