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German bass-baritone opera singer

Theo Adam is ...

Born 1 Aug 1926 in Dresden
Died 10 Jan 2019 in Dresden
Age92 years, 5 months
Theo Adam
Theo Adam
For documentary purposes the German Federal Archive often retained the original image captions, which may be erroneous, biased, obsolete or politically extreme. ADN-ZB Link 23.10.87 Berlin: Jubiläum-Staatsakt. Zum Abschluß des festlichen Staatsaktes ertönte Ludwig van Beethovens 9. Sinfonie. Unter den Solisten des Finalsatzes mit der Kantate über Schillers "Ode an die Freude" war u.a. Theo Adam.

About Theo Adam

Theo Adam (1 August 1926 – 10 January 2019) was a German operatic bass-baritone and bass singer who had an international career in opera, concert and recital from 1949. He was a member of the Staatsoper Dresden for his entire career, and sang at the Bayreuth Festival from 1952 to 1980. He particularly excelled in portraying roles by Richard Wagner, especially Wotan in Der Ring des Nibelungen, which he also performed at the Metropolitan Opera, among others. In concert, he was a much admired Bach singer and also drew acclaim for his interpretation of the title character of Mendelssohn's Elijah. He was a voice teacher at the Musikhochschule Dresden.