Wolff, Fritz, German tenor; b. Munich, Oct. 28,1894; d. there, Jan. 18, 1957. He studied with Heinrich König in Würzburg. He made his operatic debut as Loge in 1925 at the Bayreuth Festival, where he continued to make appearances until 1941; also sang in Hagen and Chemnitz. In 1930 he joined the Berlin State Opera, remaining on its roster until 1943; also made guest appearances at Covent Garden in London (1929-33; 1937-38), and in Vienna, Paris, Chicago, and Cleveland. From 1950 he was a prof. at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich. His finest roles included Parsifal and Lohengrin.
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