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Kurt Moll

Mar 8, 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

KURT MOLL, who has died aged 78, was an imposing presence in any opera house; his height appeared greater than the 6ft 2in he claimed, his voice sounded deeper than the booming basso profundo he was billed as, and his personality exuded warmth and charm both on stage and off.

The "big man from Cologne" appeared at Bayreuth for a decade from 1968; at the Royal Opera in London he was seen in Weber's Die Freisch├╝tz in 1977 and in Wagner's Parsifal in 1979 and 1980 when, according to one crit

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