Schlusnus, Heinrich (b Braubach, 1888; d Frankfurt, 1952). Ger. baritone. Concert début Frankfurt 1912, operatic début Hamburg 1914 (Herald in Lohengrin). Hamburg Opera 1914–15; Nuremberg 1915–17; Berlin State Opera 1917–45; Chicago 1927–8; Bayreuth 1933. Leading Verdi bar. of his day in Ger., but at his finest in Lieder (especially Schubert).
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