Peter Schreier (29 July 1935 – 25 December 2019) was a German tenor and conductor. He was born in Meissen, Germany.
Schreier made his professional debut in August 1959, playing the role of the First Prisoner in Fidelio by Beethoven. In 1963, he was employed by the Berlin State Opera at Unter den Linden. In 1969, he starred as The Witch in Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel.
Schreier died on 25 December 2019 in Dresden, Germany at the age of 84.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Leading German tenor Peter Schreier dies at 84". bbc.com. BBC News. 26 December 2019. Retrieved 26 December 2019.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Peter Schreier biography on Bach-Cantatas
- documentary film on DVD about the last year of Peter Schreier as a singer Archived 2019-12-18 at the Wayback Machine
- Peter Schreier Page the fanpage about Peter Schreier
- Interview with Peter Schreier, March 10, 1997
- Mozart REQUIEM
- Singing Schubert