The celebrated German bass Kurt Moll has died at the age of 78. Moll, particularly associated with the operatic characters of Mozart and Wagner, made numerous recordings of both opera and Lieder, including several appearances as Baron Ochs in Richard Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier.

Kurt Moll was born in Buir on 11 April 1938 and he died in Cologne on 5 March 2017.

 

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