Bandrowski-Sas, Alexander, noted Polish tenor; b. Lubaczów, April 22, 1860; d. Kraków, May 28, 1913. He made his stage debut as a baritone in an operetta production in Lemberg in 1881, using the name Barski. He then studied voice with Sangiovanni in Milan and Salvi in Vienna, and subsequently pursued a successful career as a tenor, using the name Brandt. He sang in Vienna (1890), Berlin (1896, 1898), and Dresden and Munich, and at La Scala in Milan (1896, 1899). From 1889 to 1901 he was a member of the Frankfurt am Main Opera, and also filled engagements in N.Y., Philadelphia, Chicago, and Boston. He retired from the stage in 1904, and then taught voice in Kraków. His niece was Eva Bandrowska-Turska .
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