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Max Lorenz: Wagner's Mastersinger - Hitler's Siegfried
Max Lorenz Wagner's Mastersinger - Hitler's Siegfried
Actors: Max Lorenz, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Klaus Geitel, Walter Herrmann, Waldermar Kmentt
Director: Eric Schulz;Claus Wischmann
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts, Documentary
NR     2009     0hr 53min

Max Lorenz was at the height of his career as a heldentenor in 1941. As a homosexual with a Jewish wife in Nazi Germany, who also protected his wife s mother, he would have faced deportation. However, as Hitler s favourite...  more »

     
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Actors: Max Lorenz, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Klaus Geitel, Walter Herrmann, Waldermar Kmentt
Director: Eric Schulz;Claus Wischmann
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Educational, Classical, Documentary
Studio: Euroarts
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 01/27/2009
Theatrical Release Date: 03/02/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 0hr 53min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
Edition: Classical
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English, German, French, Spanish
Subtitles: German, English, French, Spanish

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Movie Reviews

Fascinating release
B. Cathey | Wendell, NC United States | 03/30/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This release includes a fascinating video on the life and artistry of Max Lorenz, plus a CD of excerpts of him singing in a Buenos Aires (Teatro Colon) SIEGRIED from 1938 (under Erich Kleiber), never before released on CD, to my knowledge. Interviews with such singers as Dietrich Fiescher-Dieskau and stunning clips of Lorenz at Bayreuth are included. Highly recommended for a better understanding of a significant, but often misunderstood, artist."
Hitler's Favorite Tenor
Ronald F. Swanger | Palm Coast, FL USA | 05/21/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"A remarkable documentary of this unusually fine Wagnerian tenor with tasty insights into the Bayreuth Festival of the War Years, including some rare footage of performances and a brief appearance by Winifred Wagner herself!!"