Fifty years since Fritz Wunderlich

The German lyric tenor died in a domestic accident on 17 September 1966, at the age of 35.

This is what we lost.

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  • Sadly, I never heard him “live” but he is sublime in the HvK recordings of Die Schöpfung and the Missa Solemnis.

      • On this we agree, Norman. As much as I love Wunderlich–and I have for decades–I always find myself returning to Bjorling. W was a wondrous example of lyric beauty and sublimity while B–to me, anyway–a force of nature.

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