Richard Tauber’s 125 anniversary
16 May 1891, Linz – 8 January 1948, London
Richard Tauber was an Austrian tenor acclaimed as one of the greatest singers of the 20th century. Some critics commented that his heart felt every word he sang.
He made his public debut at a concert at Freiburg on 17 May 1912. Following some guest appearances at the Wiener Volksoper in 1920, he made his Vienna State Opera debut on 16 June in La bohème.
Franz Lehar – Land of Smiles You are my Heart’s Delight