Hans Hotter

Hans Hotter

Top Songs

1
Der Mond (1998 Remastered Version): Der Wein ist gut (Petrus/Chor/Burschen)
2
Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) Op.45 (2004 Remastered Version): III. Herr, lehre doch mich (Andante moderato)
3
Die Taubenpost, D. 965a
4
Kantate: 'Ich habe genug', BWV82 (2004 Remastered Version): Recit: Ich habe genug
5
Cantata: 'Ich habe genug', BWV 82: Aria: Ich habe genug

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Biography

Hans Hotter was one of the 20th century's greatest singing actors. Indeed, he was often compared to Russian bass-baritone Feodor Chaliapin in histrionic ability as well as vocal endowment. Like the Russian, he was tall, able to bring the authority of his six feet four inch frame to the Wagnerian roles in which he came to specialize. After the retirement of Friedrich Schorr in 1943, Hotter came to be considered the supreme Wotan in Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung tetrology. Hotter... Read more

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