Kaspar Bausewein

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Kaspar Bausewein (15 November 1838, Aub – 18 November 1903, Munich) was a German operatic bass who was active at the Bavarian State Opera from 1858 through 1900. While there, he notably portrayed several characters in the world premieres of operas composed by Richard Wagner. He created Pogner in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (June 21, 1868), Fafner in Das Rheingold (September 22, 1869), Hunding in Die Walküre (June 26, 1870), and Harald in Die Feen (June 29, 1888).[1]


  1. ^ "Die Walküre: Performance History". Retrieved 2009-09-26.