Valentin Šindler was born on the 30th of January 1885 in Cholína. He studied
religion in Olomouc, and then singing in Kovarovice. Šindler made his debut at
the Prague National Opera as Hoffmann in 1909, then sang
in Berlin. During 1911-13, he was soloist at the Prague National Opera singing
lyrical parts (Ottavio, Duca, Alfredo). During 1913-14, he sang at the Vinograd opera (Prague), and during
1914-17 at the Zagreb Opera. During 1917-32, Šindler was the director and the soloist at the Brno Opera.
The singer was also a famous and talented writer. Šindler died on the 21st of January 1957 in Prague.
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I wish to thank both Vladimir Efimenko for the picture, recording and notes.