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Bass Charles Danlée (1864-1916) as Melot (« Tristan und Isolde») for the creation at the Monnaie, 1894: The discreet and ill-fated bass…

This supporting bass created numerous operas in Brussels between 1884 and 1914. At the outbreak of WW1 and upon director Corneil de Thoran’s recommendation, he fled to London where, due to poor health and as a result of a leg amputation, he died prematurely. He left no known recording legacy.