I wish to thank Helmut Krautschneider for the picture.
Josef Tichatschek (Josef Tichacek), was born on 11 Jul 1809
at Ober-Weckelsdorf (Broumov), Bohemia, Austrian Empire,
(now in the Czech Republic). The Bohemian tenor was praised
by composers such Richard Wagner,
Franz Liszt and Hector Berlioz for the power and beauty of his voice.
Tichatschek studied music with his father and sang in the choir of
the Broumov gymnasium as a child and later while he was studying.
He was much admired especially by R. Wagner and was his first
Rienzi, and Tannhäuser. He died on 18th January 1886
I wish to thank Lynn Samohel for the picture.