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    					  Georg Anthes 
				     Table of Contents     					  Mathilde Bauermeister

The Mapleson Cylinders - Program Notes

- Artists
- The Artists -- with an index to their Mapleson recordings
- Jacques Bars

Jacques Bars


, second tenor, made his Met debut November 19, 1896, as the Night Watchman in Meistersinger, a role usually sung by lower voices. During his ten seasons with the company, Bars was regularly cast in such parts as Arturo in Lucia, Cassio in Otello, Jonas in Prophète, Tybalt in Roméo (his most frequent role), Walther in Tannhäuser, Spoletta in Tosca (the American premiere), Baron Douphol in Traviata, and the Sailor in Tristan. However, he also sang single performances of several leading roles: Don José, Turiddu, Faust, and Canio. In 1901-02, he received $5,400, or $200 a week, for seventy-nine performances of opera.

TOSCA (Spoletta): Side 7/Bands 6, 7

    					  Georg Anthes 
				     Table of Contents     					  Mathilde Bauermeister