Arvid Ödmann

October 18, 1850 Karlsbad – July 15, 1914 Stockholm

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Ödmann studied in Stockholm with Julius Gunther, Fritz Arlberg, and Ivar Hallstrom and Paris with Massenet.

He made his debut in 1873 as Tamino at Stockholm SRO.

His repertory included: Jean de Leyde, Huon, Ernesto, Gérald, Zéphoris, Roméo, José (first José in Sweden), Des Grieux, Werther, Pinkerton, Otello, Walther, Lensky, Rodolfo, Samson, Enzo, Fritz, Turiddu, Radames, Almaviva, Lohengrin, Ottavio, ...

He sang at the Stockholm SRO (1872, 1875-1887, 1889-1911) and the Copenhagen KGL (1887-89), among other places.

After retiring, he taught singing, one of his student was Arne Sunnegårdh.
Reference: Richard T. Soper Nordic voices, Shires Press, 2010

Arvid Ödmann sings Cavalleria rusticana: O Lola, in Swedish
Private cylinder 1894

Arvid Ödmann sings La favorite: Blott en dröm
Favorite Record
In RA format
I wish to thank Daniele Godor for the recordings and picture.

Discography

Private cylinders
      Cavalleria rusticana: O Lola tärna så fager
      Cavalleria rusticana: Du viger dig till fröjd och lycka (Viva il vino)
      Mignon: Hon kunde icke tro (Elle ne croyait pas)
      Här kommer lilla Ludde (trad.)
      Mefistofele: Aria
      Julsång (Noël) (Adam)
      Viola (Bengzon)
      Ack Värmland, du sköna (trad.)

Numa Peterson cylinders
1539  Mignon: Hon kunde icke tro (Elle ne croyait pas)
1545  Fra Diavolo: En monark här jag befaller (Je vois marcher)
      Trovatore: Deserto sulla terra (sw)
      Cavalleria rusticana: O Lola tärna så fager
      Leonora (Paër): Romans
      Roméo et Juliette: Aria (sw)
      Traviata: unspecified excerpt

Edison cylinders
      Viola (Bengzon)

G&T February (?) 1904, Stockholm
478e  Viola (Bengzon)								82767
479e  Cavalleria rusticana: O Lola tärna så fager					82786
480e  Tantis serenad								82769
481e  Traviata: Slå i (Libiamo)						        82798
762f  La favorite: Blott en dröm (Ange si pur)                                  082004

Pathé
90201 Viola (Bengzon)                                                           90201
90202 Trovatore: Ensam i vida världen                                  	 	90202, Pathéfon S 3234
90203 Si j'étais roi: Aria                                             	  	90203
90204 Martha: Ack som sänd                                            	 	90204, Pathéfon S 3234

Favorite,  Stockholm  1905-12
337n  Chanson de l'adieu (Tosti)						85033
338n  Mattinata (Leoncavallo) (sw)						85034
918o  Viola (Bengzon)								1-85002
(both the matrix and the record number were erroneously used twice, see below)
918o  Si j'étais roi: Romans							1-85002, Beka S 374, Harmonium H 932
919o  Tantis serenad								1-85003
920o  Cavalleria rusticana: O Lola tärna så fager					1-85004
921o  Bella Sorrentina (Hallström)						1-85005
922o  Martha: Romans								1-85006
923o  Trovatore: Romans								1-85007
925o  Avskedet (Wennerberg)							1-85009
926o  Isola bella (Hallström)							1-85010
927o  Traviata: Slå i (Libiamo)							1-85011
928o  Ack Värmland, du sköna (trad.)						1-85012
50p   Mignon: Hon kunde icke tro (Elle ne croyait pas)				2-85001
51p   Si j'étais roi: Ack om en enda blick (Un regard de ses yeux)		2-85002
52p   Evgenij Onegin: Vad skall väl dagen mig bebåda				2-85003
53p   La favorite: Blott en dröm (Ange si pur)					2-85004
54p   Si j'étais roi: Hennes namn och börd (J'ignorais son nom)			2-85009
55p   Romeo et Juliette: Höj dig du sköna sol (Ah lêve-toi, soleil)		2-85005

Favorite, Stockholm  1906-12
2363o	Aida: unspecified excerpt (w Lilly Walleni) (sw)			1-89034
2368o	Damnation de Faust: unspecified excerpt (w Zelma Wall) (sw)		1-89038
	Bohème: Så kall ni är om handen	(Che gelida manina)			1-85103
	Sérénade vénitienne (composer?) (sw)					1-85104
2370o	Faust: Var hälsad dygdens sköna boning (Salut, demeure)			1-85105, Beka S 374, Harmonium H 931
2371o	Tonernas hälsning (Hallström)						1-85106