Peter Hofmann

Peter Hofmann (22 August 1944 – 30 November 2010) was a German tenor who had a successful performance career within the fields of opera, rock, pop, and musical theatre. He first rose to prominence in 1976 as a heldentenor at the Bayreuth festival's ''Jahrhundertring'' (''Centenary Ring'') in 1976, where he drew critical acclaim for his performance of Siegmund in Richard Wagner's ''Die Walküre''. He was active as one of the world's leading Wagnerian tenors over the next decade, performing roles like Lohengrin, Parsifal, Siegfried, and Tristan at major opera houses and festivals internationally.

Hofmann's busy and demanding schedule in combination with an "imperfect vocal technique", led to intermittent vocal problems which became more prominent in the singer's opera performances in the late 1980s. These difficulties led him to completely abandon his opera career in 1989 in favor of pursuing a full-time career in popular music. Hofmann had already spent portions of his opera career performing and recording popular music, and he had already achieved success with tours and recordings of classic rock during the mid to late 1980s. He continued to perform pop and rock songs until his retirement from performance due to health reasons in 1999. He had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1994. Provided by Wikipedia

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by Hofmann, Peter
Published 2010
Springer Vienna

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by Hofmann, Peter
Published 2014
Springer Vienna

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by Hofmann, Peter
Published 2002
Springer Vienna

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by Hofmann, Peter
Published 2003
Schöningh

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by Hofmann, Peter
Published 2006
Schöningh

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Published 1999
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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by Friedmann, Alexander
Published 2004
Springer Vienna
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by Pokan, Rochus
Published 2009
Springer Vienna
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Published 2004
Springer Vienna
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Published 2017
Springer Vienna
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