Fenyves, Alexander

BORN 24 May 1904, Cluj - DIED 13 Nov 1975, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Graz, Steiermark: Evangelischer Friedhof St. Peter, Petersgasse 57

The baritone Alexander Fenyves held his first engagement at the Stadttheater in Luzern from 1930 to 1932. He moved on to the Stadttheater in Basel where he worked from 1932 to 1936. There he was in the premiere of the opera "Madrisa" by Hans Haug. In 1936 he was engaged at the Stadttheater in Graz where he stayed until 1940 and appeared in the premiere of the opera "Gudrun" by Roselius. From 1939 onwards he also worked for the Stadttheater in Nuremburg. In Nuremburg he worked until the theatres were closed because of the war in 1944.

After the war he returned to the Stadttheater in Graz and he worked there until his retirement in 1966. He made guest appearances in Dresden, Karlsruhe, Vienna and other cities. He also appeared at the Bayreuth festival.


The grave of Alexander Fenyves at the Evangelischer Friedhof St. Peter, Graz.
Picture by Androom (08 Aug 2018)


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Published: 09 Dec 2018
Last update: 13 Jan 2024