Willy Schüller

1878 (?) -
Schüller made his debut in 1902 at the Stadttheater in Essen. From Essen during 1904-06, he made sang at the Vienna Volksoper.

After that, he was at the Lortzing-Theater Berlin for one year.

During 1907-08, he toured the USA.

Upon return, he lived in Berlin. From Berlin, he made guest appearances all over Germany.

During 1910, he toured Holland. (It could not be verified that he sang in Holland.).

During 1911/2, he became the director of the Wilhelm-Theaters in Magdeburg, where he also sang.

After that Schüller seemed to have disappeared.

He was married to the soprano Hanna Mara with whom he recorded duos.

His repertory included: Tamino, Lyonel, Fenton (Lustigen Weibern von Windsor), Faust, José, Turiddu, ...

Schüller was a prolific recording artist. He recorded for Pathé, Beka, Zonophone, Scala, Arcona , Dacapo, ...
Reference: Kutsch & Riemens

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Willy Schüller singsIl Trovatore: Di quella pira in German

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Willy Schüller singsLohengrin: Das süsse Lied verhallt, with Hanna Mara

Willy Schüller singsDer Freischütz: Durch die Wälder
In RA Format
I wish to thank Christian Torrent for the recording (Trovatore).
I wish to thank Robert Schlesinger for the recording (Freischütz).
Discography (very partial)

Edison  2-min  cylinders,  Berlin  1908?
15937 Ein Röslein auf der Heide                                                 15937
15974 Faust (Gounod): Duett (w. Nebe)                                           15974 
15992 Mein Walzer (Gross)                                                       15992

Pathé,  Berlin  1909?
14612 Winterlied (Koss)                                                         14612   
14613 Der Liebe Schatz (-): Frauen Aug', du gleichst dem Meere                  14613
14616 Lohengrin (Wagner): Schwanenlied (w. Berlin Hofoper chorus)               14616
14620 Freischütz (Weber): Durch die Wälder                                      14620
14621 Zigeunerbaron (Strauss): Auftrittslied des Barinsky                       14621
14625 Faust (Gounod): Lass mich in dein Antlitz (w. Mara)                       14625
14626 Faust (Gounod): Ewig dein (w. Mara)                                       14626
14627 Dollarprinzessin (Fall): Wir tanzen Ringelreih'n (w. Mara)                14627
14628 Bettelstudent (Millöcker): Nur das Eine bitt' ich dich (w. Mara)          14628

Pathé,  Berlin  1911?
15844 An der Weser (Pressel)                                                    15844
15845 Ein rheinisches Mädchen bei rheinischem Wein (Martens)                    15845
15846 Ich weiss ein Herz, für das ich bete (Rodominsky)                         15846
15847 Unsere Marine (Linderer): Deutsches Flaggenlied                           15847

Pathé,  Berlin  1912?
54679 Sei gegrüsst, du mein schönes Sorrent (Ludolf-Waldmann)                   54679
54977 Schönau, mein Paradies (Kutschera)                                        54977
54978 Vogelhändler (Zeller): Wie mein Ahnl                                      54978
54979 Fra Diavolo (Auber): Romanze                                              54979
?     Verlorenes Glück (Sprowacker)                                             ?

Mill Opera,  Berlin
459 Lohengrin (Wagner): Schwanenlied                                            513
460 Lohengrin (Wagner): Graalserzählung                                         513

Lyrophon 
462  La Juive: Rachel quand du Seigneur                                         462
465  Faust: Salut o mon dernier matin                                           465
469  Il Trovatore: Lodern zum Himmel                                            469   

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ABC Grand Record 11989 Carmen: Duo: Ma mère je la vois with Hanna Mara 640 11987 Il Trovatore: Miserere with Hanna Mara 640
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Derby Record ? Cavalleria rusticana: Siciliana 1628 a ? Cavalleria rusticana: Brindisi 1628 b ? Lohengrin: Das süsse Lied verhallt with Hanna Mara 1640 b
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DaCapo-Record Lohengrin: Gralserzählung D-1026 Lohengrin: Abschied D-1028

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