The Viennese bass, Georg Hann, was born in 1897, and died in Munich in 1950, still at the height of his powers. He left a substantial recorded legacy.
Verdi – Falstaff – Die Ehre, Gauner!
Rossini – Der Barbier von Sevilla – Die Verleumdung sie ist ein Lüftchen
Bavarian State Orchestra, Walther Knör
(Verdi)
Orchester des Deutschen Opernhauses Berlin, Arthur Rother (Rossini)
Georg Hann, bass

Mediafire link for Georg Hann singing Verdi, Rossini, Cornelius

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Deutsche Grammophon 68396
Matrices 01244KK, 2125-GE 9 (dated 15.6.49 and Mechan Copt. 1943 respectively)
Der Barbier von Bagdad – Mein Sohn, sei Allahs Frieden (Auftrittslied des Abul)
Der Barbier von Bagdad – Er lebt, er lebt (Schluß-Szene)
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Robert Heger
Lorenz Fehenberger,
tenor
Georg Hann, bass
Karl Hoppe, baritone (only in Er lebt, er lebt)

Mediafire link for Georg Hann singing Verdi, Rossini, Cornelius

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Deutsche Grammophon 72012 (variable micrograde 78)
Matrices 01838LKK, 01839LKK (dated 30.5.50 and 5.6.50)