Jean Nadolovitch

Picture of Jean Nadolovitch as Mario

He had an extraordinarily interesting life (first being a medical doctor, then an opera singer for just a few years, but with enormous success, then an important voice teacher; plus being Jewish & surviving a Nazi concentration camp at almost 70 years old), and I already thought I would have to type it myself, but voilà: I found an excellent website on him (excellent apart from the fact that they are constantly misspelling his name, calling him "Nadolowitsch" in a Germanized version), with an exhaustive biography (written in 1965, when he was still alive!), many pictures, playbills...One of this playbill shows that the French tenor Léon Lafitte sang in Berlin, an unknowh fact. He was born in Dorna-Vatra (Romania, as well - a health resort where his mother was taking a cure at the time when she gave birth to him)
Robert Schlesinger
Jean Nadolovitch sings Lucia di Lammermoor: Das Herz das ich so treu geliebt
In RA Format

Discography

I. Parlophon, Berlin, 1913
1547 Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Die Liebe für's Leben ist nur P.1547 P.299 1548 Manon: Flieh' von mir holdes Bild P.1548 P.302 1550 Mignon: Leb wohl Mignon, wir scheiden P.1550 P.302 II. Parlophon, Berlin, 1914
1940 Il Trovatore: Eisam steh' ich, verlassen P.1940 P.300 1941 Un Ballo in Maschera: O sag, wenn ich fahr' auf P.1941 P.303 1942 Lucia di Lammermoor: Dies Herz, das heiss und treu P.1942 P.303 1943 Rigoletto: Freundlick blick ich auf diese und jene P.1943 P.301 1944 Rigoletto: O wie so trügerisch sind Weiberherzen P.1944 P.301 1945 Rigoletto: Sie wurde mir entrissen UNPUBLISHED 1946 Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Es war einmal am Hofe von P.1946 P.299 1948 Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Ha, wie in meiner Seele P.1948 P.300
I wish to thank Richard J Venezia for the recording.
Source picture: website

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