Hans Beirer Autograph: b/w portrait-photo, hand-signed in Berlin, real-photo by studio W. Saeger.
3,5 x 5,5 inches, very fine condition.
Hans Beirer (1911 - 1993) was an Austrian Tenor und Kammersaenger, who was engaged at the Deutsch Oper Berlin, the Wiener Staatsoper and the Hamburgische Staatsoper. He was an internationally acclaimed Wagner tenor.
Beirers mostly sang Richard Wagner roles, the Florestan in Fidelio, the Otello in Verdis, the Radames in Aida, Pedro in Tiefland, Samson in Samson et Dalila and Alfred in Fledermaus.
Beirer sang in Japan, the USA and many other important opera-houses world wide. In the 1950s and 1960s he often sang at the Bayreuth Festivals.