Theo Adam: b/w Photo, authentic autograph.
The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
4 x 6 inches. Very fine condition.
Theo Adam is a distinguished bass-baritone opera singer, born in 1926, in Dresden, Germany. Rudolf Dietrich was his voice teacher between 1946 and 1949. He debuted in his native city in 1949, as the Hermit in Der Freischuetz. He appeared at the Bayreuth Festival (from 1952) and the Metropolitan Opera.
His discography includes Così fan tutte (1969), Fidelio (1969 and 1979), Der fliegende Hollaender (with Anja Silja, conducted by Otto Klemperer, 1968), Der Freischuetz (1973 and 1985), Haensel und Gretel (1970), Leonore (with Edda Moser and Richard Cassilly, 1976), Die Meistersinger (conducted by von Karajan, 1970), Parsifal (as Amfortas, opposite René Kollo, 1975), Der Ring des Nibelungen (conducted by Karl Boehm, 1966-67; and by Marek Janowski, 1980-1983), Tannhaeuser (1968-69), Wozzeck (1974), and Die Zauberfloete (as Sarastro, 1968). Also notable is the recording of the premiere of Berio's Un re in ascolto (with Karan Armstrong, led by Lorin Maazel, 1984).