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Paul Schöffler

voc, 1897-1977 DE, Dresden
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Paul Schöffler (15 September 1897 – 21 November 1977) was a German operatic baritone, particularly associated with Mozart, Wagner, and Strauss roles.Born in Dresden, he studied at the Music Conservatory there with Rudolf Schmalmauer and Waldemar Staegemann, and later in Milan with the great Italian baritone Mario Sammarco. He was a member of the Semperoper in Dresden from 1925 to 1937, and then joined the Vienna State Opera. He was also a regular at the Bayreuth Festival and the Salzburg Festival, establishing himself in roles such as Figaro, Don Giovanni, Alfonso, Pizarro, Holländer, Wolfram, Kurwenal, Hans Sachs, Wotan, Amfortas and Orest.He took part in the creation of Gottfried von Einem's Dantons Tod in 1947, and Richard Strauss's Die Liebe der Danae in 1952, both in Salzburg.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Bass
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Così fan tutte, K. 588, Act I: Dove son? (Live) on Mozart: Così fan tutte, K. 588 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Wiener Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm, Erich Kunz & Paul Schöffler
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492, Act IV Scene 13: Tutto è tranquillo e placido - Scene 14 Pace, pace, mio dolce tesoro! (Figaro, Susanna, Il Conte) - Live in the Royal Festival Hall, 1954 on Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Erich Kunz & Irmgard Seefried
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Finale. Presto (Live) on Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven, Wiener Philharmoniker & Wilhelm Furtwängler
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Pt. 1: No. 2, Da Jesus diese Rede vollendet hatte on J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Wiener Singverein, Vienna Boys' Choir, Wiener Symphoniker, Walther Ludwig, Kathleen Ferrier, Irmgard Seefried, Otto Edelmann, Herbert von Karajan, Paul Schöffler, Harald Pröglhoff, Erich Kaufmann, Gisela Rasthauscher, Otto Wiener, Harald Pröglhof, Chor, Walter Berry, Rosl Sterba & Anny Felbermayer
Fantasia in C Minor, Op. 80, "Choral Fantasy" on Mozart: Requiem in D Minor, K. 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Wiener Symphoniker & Karl Böhm
O wär´ ich schon mit dir vereint (Fidelio) on Fidelio by Karl Böhm
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Pt. 2: No. 63, Und siehe da, der Vorhang im Tempel zerriß on J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Wiener Singverein, Vienna Boys' Choir, Wiener Symphoniker, Walther Ludwig, Kathleen Ferrier, Irmgard Seefried, Otto Edelmann, Herbert von Karajan, Paul Schöffler, Harald Pröglhoff, Erich Kaufmann, Gisela Rasthauscher, Otto Wiener, Harald Pröglhof, Chor, Walter Berry, Rosl Sterba & Anny Felbermayer
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Pt. 1: No. 4, Da versammleten sich die Hohenpriester und Schriftgelehrten on J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Wiener Singverein, Vienna Boys' Choir, Wiener Symphoniker, Walther Ludwig, Kathleen Ferrier, Irmgard Seefried, Otto Edelmann, Herbert von Karajan, Paul Schöffler, Harald Pröglhoff, Erich Kaufmann, Gisela Rasthauscher, Otto Wiener, Harald Pröglhof, Chor, Walter Berry, Rosl Sterba & Anny Felbermayer
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Pt. 1: No. 9, Aber am ersten Tage der süßen Brot on J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Wiener Singverein, Vienna Boys' Choir, Wiener Symphoniker, Walther Ludwig, Kathleen Ferrier, Irmgard Seefried, Otto Edelmann, Herbert von Karajan, Paul Schöffler, Harald Pröglhoff, Erich Kaufmann, Gisela Rasthauscher, Otto Wiener, Harald Pröglhof, Chor, Walter Berry, Rosl Sterba & Anny Felbermayer
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 1: "Wo willst du kühner Fremdling hin?" on Mozart: Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Walter Berry, Emmy Loose, Hilde Gueden, Leopold Simoneau, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Wiener Philharmoniker & Karl Böhm

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Die BakchantinnenEgon Wellesz, Paul Schöffler, Ludwig Welter, Kurt Böhme, Christel Goltz, Christiane Sorell, ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien2013Album
AidaGiuseppe Verdi, Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper Dirigent: Argeo Quadri / Wiener Staatsopernchor / Svetka Ahlin / Sándor Kónya / Paul Schöffler2012Single
Otello - Salzburg 1951Giuseppe Verdi, Ramón Vinay, Dragica Martinis, Paul Schöffler, Anton Dermota, Wilhelm Furtwängler2006Album
Tiefland (Opern-Querschnitt)Eugen D'Albert / Gré Brouwenstijn, Hans Hopf, Waldemar Kmentt, Paul Schöffler, Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Symphoniker2004Album
Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg (Szenen Aus Dem 3. Akt)Richard Wagner, Anton Dermota - Paul Schöffler, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Hans Knappertsbusch1999Album
Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg (Monologues Of Hans Sachs)Richard Wagner - Hans Knappertsbusch, Paul Schöffler With Wiener Philharmoniker1999Album
Verdi - OtelloGiuseppe Verdi, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Ramón Vinay, Dragica Martinis, Paul Schöffler, Sieglinde Wagner, Anton Dermota1998Album
DaphneRichard Strauss - Hilde Güden, Fritz Wunderlich, James King, Paul Schöffler, Wiener Symphoniker, Karl Böhm1994Album
Ariadne Auf NaxosRichard Strauss, Karl Böhm, Lisa Della Casa, Rudolf Schock, Irmgard Seefried, Hilde Güden, Paul Schöffler, Walter Berry, Rita Streich, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker1993Album
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Hilde Güden, Leopold Simoneau, Walter Berry, Wilma Lipp, Kurt Böhme, Emmy Loose, Paul Schöffler, August Jaresch, Judith Hellwig, Christa Ludwig, Hilde Rössel-Majdan, Dorothea Siebert, Ruthilde Boesch, Eva Börner, Erich Majkut, Harald Pröglhoff, Josip Gostić, Ljubomir Pantscheff - Wiener Staatsopernchor, Richard Rossmayer and Wiener Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm1992Album
Die Liebe Der DanaeRichard Strauss - Annelies Kupper, Anny Felbermayer, Paul Schöffler, Josip Gostić, Wiener Philharmoniker / Clemens Krauss1992Album
Cosi Fan TuttiWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Lisa Della Casa, Christa Ludwig, Emmy Loose, Erich Kunz, Anton Dermota, Paul Schöffler, Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Karl Böhm1990Album
Opera Highlights - Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg (Final Scene)Richard Wagner - Hilde Güden • Paul Schöffler • Karl Dönch • Günther Treptow, Hans Knappertsbusch1990Album
Wotan's Farewell And Magic Fire Music From Die WalkureRichard Wagner, Paul Schöffler, The London Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Karl Rankl1990Album
Rienzi. Shortened Concert Version = Риенци. Сокращенная Концертная ВерсияRichard Wagner - Set Svanholm, Walter Berry, Christa Ludwig, Paul Schöffler, Anne Lund-Christiansen, Otto Edelmann, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker1986Album
Othello Highlights (Hohepunkte) Sung in GermanKarl Böhm, Torsten Ralf, Hilde Konetzni, Paul Schöffler, Elena Nicolai1983Album
Iphigénie En TaurideChristoph Willibald Gluck, Montserrat Caballé, Jean Cox, Raymond Wolansky, Paul Schöffler, Orquestra Sinfónica E Coro Do Teatro Nacional De Lisboa, Antonio De Almeida1982Album
Tristan Und IsoldeRichard Wagner, Günther Treptow, Ferdinand Frantz, Helena Braun, Paul Schöffler, Albrecht Peter, Margarete Klose, Paul Kuen, Fritz Richard Bender, Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Hans Knappertsbusch1982Album
Salome And ElektraRichard Strauss, Fritz Reiner, The New York Metropolitan Opera, Salome, Ljuba Welitsch, Elisabeth Höngen, Set Svanholm, Hans Hotter, Brian Sullivan, Astrid Varnay, Walburga Wegner, Paul Schöffler1981Album
Ariadne Auf NaxosRichard Strauss, Karl Böhm, Hilde Güden, Lisa Della Casa, Irmgard Seefried, Rudolf Schock, Paul Schöffler, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker1980Album
Ariadne Auf NaxosRichard Strauss, Maria Reining, Max Lorenz, Irmgard Seefried, Alda Noni, Paul Schöffler, Karl Böhm1979Album
Great Voices In Opera Volume Two / Die Zauberflöte / Pique Dame / Die Walküre / Die Meistersinger / Ariadne Auf Naxos / FidelioLisa Della Casa, Ljuba Welitsch, Julius Patzak, Anton Dermota, Paul Schöffler1977Compil.
Symphony No. 9 in d. minorWilhelm Furtwängler Conducts Ludwig van Beethoven With Wiener Philharmoniker & Irmgard Seefried, Rosette Anday, Anton Dermota, Paul Schöffler1976Album
Paul Schöffler - BaritonPaul Schöffler1976Compil.
Carl Loewe BalladenJosef Greindl, Hans Hotter, Josef von Manowarda, Hans Hermann Nissen, Arno Schellenberg, Paul Schöffler, Wilhelm Strienz, Michael Raucheisen, Otto Schulhof1975Album
Die Hochzeit Des FigaroWolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; Mathieu Ahlersmeyer, Margarete Teschemacher, Maria Cebotari, Paul Schöffler, Chor Des Reichssenders Stuttgart Und Orchester Des Reichssenders Stuttgart / Dirigent Karl Böhm1972Album
Le Nozze Di FigaroWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sena Jurinac, Rita Streich, Christa Ludwig, Ira Malaniuk, Walter Berry, Paul Schöffler, Oskar Czerwenka, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Symphoniker, Karl Böhm1968Album
Aida (Querschnitt in Deutscher Sprache)Giuseppe Verdi, Gloria Davy, Cvetka Ahlin, Sándor Kónya, Hans Hotter, Paul Schöffler1961Album
Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg HighlightsRichard Wagner - Hans Knappertsbusch, Paul Schöffler, Hilde Güden, Günther Treptow, Anton Dermota, Alfred Poell, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker1959Album
Cosi Fan Tutte (Highlights)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Lisa Della Casa ∙ Christa Ludwig, Emmy Loose ∙ Anton Dermota, Erich Kunz ∙ Paul Schöffler, Karl Böhm, Wiener Philharmoniker1959Album
Cantata No. 21, 'My Heart Is Full Of Sore Affliction'Johann Sebastian Bach, Teresa Stich-Randall (Soprano), Nathalie Narischkine (Contralto), Hans Loeffler (Tenor), Paul Schöffler (Bass), Wiener Akademie Kammerchor And Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper Conducted By Jonathan Sternberg1959Album
Cosi Fan TutteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Lisa Della Casa, Christa Ludwig, Emmy Loose, Erich Kunz, Anton Dermota, Paul Schöffler, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm1958Album
TieflandEugen D'Albert, Gré Brouwenstijn, Hans Hopf, Paul Schöffler, Wiener Symphoniker, Rudolf Moralt1957Album
La Donna Senza Ombra - Die Frau Ohne SchattenRichard Strauss, Leonie Rysanek, Christel Goltz, Elisabeth Höngen, Hans Hopf, Paul Schöffler, Kurt Böhme, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker1956Album
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Hilde Güden, Leopold Simoneau, Walter Berry, Wilma Lipp, Kurt Böhme, Emmy Loose, Paul Schöffler, August Jaresch, Judith Hellwig, Christa Ludwig, Hilde Rössel-Majdan, Dorothea Siebert, Ruthilde Boesch, Eva Börner, Erich Majkut, Harald Pröglhoff, Josip Gostić, Ljubomir Pantscheff - Wiener Staatsopernchor, Richard Rossmayer and Wiener Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm1955Album
Arias From Mozart OperasWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Maria Reining, Lisa Della Casa, Anton Dermota, Paul Schöffler1955Album
Music Plus! Volume I-Number Nine, Wagner SelectionsRichard Wagner, Sigmund Spaeth, Astrid Varnay, Tonkünstler Orchestra, Paul Schöffler, Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper & Wiener Staatsopernchor1954Album
Beliebte Wagner ArienAstrid Varnay, Paul Schöffler, Richard Wagner1954Album
The Flying Dutchman HighlightsRichard Wagner, Astrid Varnay, Paul Schöffler, Austrian Symphony Orchestra1953Album
The Metropolitan's Paul Schoeffler In Songs And Operatic AriasPaul Schöffler, Das Große Wiener Rundfunkorchester1951Album
Wotan's Abschied Und FeuerzauberPaul Schöffler Mit Den Wiener Philharmoniker1951Album
Verdi: AidaGiuseppe Verdi, Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper Dirigent: Argeo Quadri / Wiener Staatsopernchor / Svetka Ahlin / Sándor Kónya / Paul SchöfflerSingle
Wotan´s Abschied Und FeuerzauberPaul SchöfflerAlbum
Paul Schöffler Singt Arien / Die Meistersinger / Die Walküre / Parsifal / I Vespri Siciliani / Simone Boccanegra / L'AfricainePaul Schöffler, Kammerorchester Der Wiener Staatsoper In Der Volksoper, Felix ProhaskaAlbum
Stabat MaterGioacchino Rossini, Anton Dermota, Ilona Steingruber, Dagmar Hermann, Paul SchöfflerSingle
Die Ehre In Gottes Natur - Prinz Eugen / Die Beiden GrenadiereLudwig van Beethoven, Carl Loewe, Robert Schumann, Paul Schöffler, Otto SchulhofSingle
Duet From "Arabella"Elsa Wieber And Marta Fuchs With The Berliner Philharmoniker Under The Direction Of Wilhelm Franz Reuß, Paul SchöfflerSingle
(Excerpts From) Tales Of Hoffman / Famous Ballet MusicPaul Schöffler, Tonkünstler Orchestra, Max SchönherrAlbum
In Diesen Heligen Hallan / O Isis Und OsirisPaul Schöffler - Wolfgang Amadeus MozartAlbum
FliedermonologOrchester Der Tonhalle Zürich, Hans Knappertsbusch, Paul SchöfflerAlbum
FidelioBruno Walter, Ludwig van Beethoven, Kirsten Flagstad, Set Svanholm, Paul Schöffler, Nadine ConnerAlbum
Tom Der Reimer / Ich Liebe Dich / Die LotosblumePaul Schöffler, Otto SchulhofSingle
Great Operatic Scenes: Die Walkure, Die Meistersinger, Parsifal, L'Africaine, I Vespri Siciliani, Simon BoccanegraPaul Schöffler, Felix Prohaska, Orchester Der Wiener StaatsoperAlbum
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