Death of a German bass, 82 – Slipped DiscSlipped Disc

norman lebrecht

May 30, 2022

We were informed today of the death, after a long illness, of Viktor von Halem, a member of the Deutsche Oper Berlin for over 30 years and a faithful man on the world stage. He sang more than 100 roles.

Harold Schonberg once described him as ‘a giant of a man with a voice that befits him’.

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