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Max Lorenz, Wagner's Mastersinger - Hitler's Siegfried

The life of singer Max Lorenz

Max Lorenz, Wagner's Mastersinger - Hitler's Siegfried The life of singer Max Lorenz

About

The outstanding singer Max Lorenz was Hitler's favourite tenor. But he was married to a Jewess and he was also homosexual.

The biography of this outstanding Wagner singer is closely bound up with the story of Haus Wahnfried in Bayreuth. Tracing his career involves contemplating a highly volatile period in recent history from the perspective of an ambivalent artistic personality.

With Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, René Kollo, Lieselott Tietjen, Waldemar Kmentt, Winifred Wagner and many more.

Details

  • Directed by: Eric Schulz
  • Production date: 2008
  • Duration: 53 min
  • Production: © EuroArts Music International / SWR / SF / ORF
  • Available version(s): EN

Casting

  • Max Lorenz | Tenor

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