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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.
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(German -ˈdiːskau)
(Biography) Dietrich (ˈdiːtrɪç). 1925–2012, German baritone, noted particularly for his interpretation of Schubert's song cycles
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(ˈfɪʃ ərˈdi skaʊ; Ger. ˈfɪʃ ərˈdis kaʊ)
Dietrich, born 1925, German baritone.
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Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich (baritone), and Daniel Barenboim (piano).
Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich (baritone), Jorg Demus and Gerald Moore (piano).
Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich. The Fischer-Dieskau Book of Lieder.