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    					  Nellie Melba 
				     Table of Contents     					  Lillian Nordica

The Mapleson Cylinders - Program Notes

- Artists
- The Artists -- with an index to their Mapleson recordings
- Adolph MüHlmann

Adolph MüHlmann


(1865-1938), Russian baritone, studied in Vienna and made his debut in Rotterdam. He sang with the Metropolitan for twelve seasons, 1898 to 1910. Following his debut as Biterolf, on November 29, 1898, that season he also sang Gunther, the Herald in Lohengrin, and Fasolt. During 1902-03, in addition to Telramund, he appeared as the King in Aida, Melot, Donner, St. Bris in Huguenots, the Wanderer (replacing Van Rooy), Kothner, Peter in Der Wald, and a Priest in The Magic Flute. For five months and fifty-one performances, he was paid $3,693.57. He took part in the Met premieres of Manru, Fledermaus, Fedora, Madama Butterfly, Zigeunerbaron, The Bartered Bride, Parsifal, and Salome. The last years of his life were spent in Chicago, where he was a teacher and music critic.

AIDA (King): Side 5/Bands 5, 9-11

HUGUENOTS (St. Bris): Side 2/Band 5

MANRU (Oros): Side 7/Band 8

    					  Nellie Melba 
				     Table of Contents     					  Lillian Nordica