Rudolf Ritter was born 19.1.1878 in Brünn He served in the Hungarian army in
1898-1908. He studied singing at the Viennese conservatory and made his debut i
n Viennea in 1910 at the Volksoper where sang up to 1913. There,
he took part at the premiere of the opera " Der Kuhreigen "
by Kienzl. In 1913, he sings in
Stuttgart. During 1923-24 and 1929-1931 with the German opera
Company, Ritter sang in Northern America where in 1924 he participated in
the local premiere of "Der Evangelimann". Ritter retired in
1933, then he taught singin in Stuttgart where
he died on 3.6.1966. He recorded for Vox, Odeon, and Polydor.