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Richard Lewis (tenor)

Richard Lewis studied first in his native Manchester and then at London’s Royal Academy of Music. After the interruption of the Second World War he began his mature career in 1946 and in the following year made the first of many noted appearances at Glyndebourne and at Covent Garden (where he participated in the premières of Walton’s Troilus and Cressida (1954) and Tippett’s The Midsummer Marriage (1954–55) and King Priam (1962). His repertoire ranged from Monteverdi and Mozart to Schoenberg and Britten. He was equally gifted as an oratorio and lieder singer.

Albums

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

Das Lied von der Erde (Mahler)
Das Trinklied vom Jammer der Erde  
Der Abschied: Schwer  
Der Einsame im Herbst  
Der Trunkene im Frühling  
Die Sonne scheidet hinter dem Gebirge  
Er stieg vom Pferd und reichte ihm den Trunk  
Herbstnebel wallen bläulich überm See  
Ich sehne mich, o Freund, an deiner Seite  
Junge Mädchen pflücken Blumen  
Mitten in dem kleinen Teiche  
Schon winkt der Wein im gold'nen Pokale  
Von der Jugend  
Von der Schönheit  
Wenn nur ein Traum das Leben ist  
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