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 (fĭsh′ər-dē′skou), Dietrich 1925-2012.
German baritone noted as an interpreter of lieder. In 1965 he performed in the debut of Songs and Proverbs of William Blake, a song cycle written for him by Benjamin Britten.


(German -ˈdiːskau)
(Biography) Dietrich (ˈdiːtrɪç). 1925–2012, German baritone, noted particularly for his interpretation of Schubert's song cycles


(ˈfɪʃ ərˈdi skaʊ; Ger. ˈfɪʃ ərˈdis kaʊ)
Dietrich, born 1925, German baritone.
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Her recorded legacy includes Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni opposite Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau in the title role, conducted by Hans Lowlein, released on the Deutsche Grammophon label.
This young baritone has certainly shot into the firmament since I first heard him at Gloucester Music Club 18 months ago, and shows many characteristics of his great mentor, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, whose last student he was: the same honeyed upper tones, the same compelling physical involvement, but as yet none of the gruffness lower down with which Fischer-Dieskau could shade his delivery.
Reimann's Lear was written for Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and first performed in Munich.
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Schubert's Songs (New York: Alfred A.
Por cuanto hablamos de un artista cuya vena creativa se extendio con similares talento y fortuna a las areas de la composicion, la docencia, la escritura literaria y la plastica, el maestro Banuelas dignifico y enriquecio la gloriosa nomina de los Titta Ruffo, los Ettore Bastianini, los Leonard Warren, los Tito Gobbi, los Giuseppe Taddei, los Robert Merril, los Rolando Panerai, los Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, los Piero Cappuccilli, los Hermann Prey, entre otras grandes baritonos de la historia.
Most of the musicians portrayed are seriously big hitters (the likes of Claudio Abbado, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Hans Werner Henze, and Karlheinz Stockhausen).
BWV 82a is often sung by baritones (Peter Kooy, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Thomas Quasthoff, Philippe Huttenlocher, whom I like), mezzo-sopranos (Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Angelika Kirchschlager, who made a superlative recording with the Freiburger Barockorchester), sopranos (again Dessay, Hana Blazikova) and, unfortunately, countertenors too (David Daniels, Andreas Scholl).
German lyric baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925-2012), recognized as one of the greatest singers of German songs (Lieder), is featured in this two-part recital program of works by Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann, recorded at the Opera Theatre of Nuremberg.
DEATHS | Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, 47, children's author Maurice Sendak, 83, "Disco diva" Donna Summers, 67, Bee Gee Robin Gibb, 62, great German singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86.
In which branch of the performing arts did Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau achieve fame?
Britten's partner Peter Pears was the obvious choice for the tenor and the great German singer, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, was selected as the baritone.
There is an extensive bibliography, a general index, an index of Britten's works and an index of correspondents, reading rather like a musical Who's Who including Aaron Copland, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Zoltan Kodaly, George Malcolm, William Walton and those closely associated with his work such as William Plomer, Donald Mitchell and--of course--Peter Pears.