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Wagner´s Mastersinger - Hitler´s Siegfried: The life and times of Max Lorenz

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, René Kollo, Lieselott Tietjen, Waldemar Kmentt, Winifred Wagner…

The outstanding singer Max Lorenz was Hitler’s favourite tenor. But he was married to a Jewess and he was also homosexual. The biography of this outstanding Wagner singer is closely bound up with the story of Haus Wahnfried in Bayreuth. Tracing his career involves contemplating a highly volatile period in recent history from the perspective of an ambivalent artistic personality. With Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, René Kollo, Lieselott Tietjen, Waldemar Kmentt, Winifred Wagner and many more.

Facts

Prog. No.
5692
Music genre
Documentary
Length
52 mins
Director
Eric Schulz & Claus Wischmann
Producers
EuroArts, SWR/3sat, SF, ORF
Production year
2008
Format
SD