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Ernst Gerold Schramm (Baritone)

Born: July 8, 1938 - Steinheim/Main, Hesse, Germany
Died: June 8, 2004 - Hanau, Hesse, Germany

The German baritone, Ernst Gerold Schramm, was first a choral conductor and pianist. However, he then trained his voice and was pupil of Bruno Vondenhoff, Martin Gründler and E. Arnold in Frankfurt a.M. In 1965 he won the International Singing Competition of Geneva.

Ernst Gerold Schramm made his stage debut in 1966 at the Staatstheater Hannover as Marullo in Verdiís Rigoletto. Followed that great successes, particularly at the Opera House of Frankfurt a.M. At the same time he also worked there as a teacher at the Musikhochschule. He also sang at am Deutschen Opernhaus Berlin, in Wuppertal, at the Festivals of Salzburg and Bregenz and at the Wiener Volksoper.

In the center of Ernst Gerold Schrammís concert and stage repertoire were above all roles from the lyric repertoire. He sang gladly works from the Baroque period and was considered as important Lieder interpreter.

Recordings: DGG (Julius Cäsar by George Frideric Handel), Schwann-Verlag (Gloria in G major by Johann Christian Bach, Stabat Mater by Schubert), Melisma (Winterreise by Schubert).


 

Source: Operissimo Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (May 2004); German Wikipedia Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2004); Willem van Erk (December 2006 - Photo); Saúl Botero Restrepo (Dates, November 2012)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Wilfred Böttcher

Bass

BWV 151

Diethard Hellmann

Bass

BWV 97

Alois Ickstadt

Bass

BWV 232

Karl Richter

Bass

BWV 232 [4th], BWV 244 [4th , DVD, Jesus], BWV 245 [3rd, DVD, Jesus]

Frigyes Sándor

Bass

BWV 244

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Ernst Gerold Schramm (Wikipedia) [German]

 

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