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Richard Tauber (I) (1891–1948)


Second only to the great Caruso, Austrian opera singer Richard Tauber is revered as one of the world's finest Mozartian tenors to come out of early to mid-20th century Europe. He was born on May 16, 1891 of modest means in Linz, Austria, the illegitimate son of soubrette Elisabeth Seiffert, who sang locally as well as toured. His father, Richard ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 56) in London, England, UK

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Known For

April Blossoms Franz Schubert
(1934)
Forbidden Music Mario Carlini
(1936)
A Clown Must Laugh Canio Salvatini
(1936)
The Lisbon Story Andre Joubert
(1946)

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 1946 The Lisbon Story
Andre Joubert
 1945 Waltz Time
Shepherd
 1936 A Clown Must Laugh
Canio Salvatini
 1936 Forbidden Music
Mario Carlini
 1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936
Richard
 1935 Heart's Desire
Karl August Franz Ludwig Josef Steidler
 1934 April Blossoms
Franz Schubert
 1932 Schuberts Lieder (Short)
 1932 Right to Happiness
Kammersänger R.Hoffmann
 1931 The Big Attraction
Riccardo
 1930 The Land of Smiles
Ein exotischer Fürst / Prinz Sou Chong in der Operette
 1930 The Alluring Goal
Toni Lechner
 1930 Never Trust a Woman
Stefan
 1929 I Kiss Your Hand Madame
Jacques' dubbed Singing Voice (voice)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He conducted the Symphony Orchestra for Johann Strauss and Eric Wolfgang Korngold's musical, "Gay Rosalinda," at the Palace Theatre in London, England with Irene Ambrus, Ruth Naylor, Cyril Ritchard, Trevor Glynn, and Jay Laurier in the cast. Leontine Sagan was director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Spouse:

Diana Napier  (his death) | See more »
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Trivia:

Richard Tauber was born as a son of a Catholic singer and a Jewish actor. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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