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MAX ALVARY (1858-1898)

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 774 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MAX ALVARY (1858-1898), German singer, was born at Dusseldorf. Gifted with a fine tenor voice and handsome presence he speedily made a reputation in Germany in the leading roles in Wagnerian opera, and from 1885 onwards appeared also in America and England. He was at his best in 1892, when his performances as Tristan and Siegfried at Covent Garden aroused great enthusiasm.
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