Kōrero: Classical musicians

Oscar Natzke

In this 1949 newsreel, Oscar Natzke (sometimes spelt Natzka) sings Mussorgsky's 'Song of the flea'. The text is taken from a scene in Goethe's play, Faust, where Mephistopheles (Satan) sings a lusty song about a king who lavishes attention on a flea in his court.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 405. National Film Unit, 1949

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Walls, 'Classical musicians - Leading baritones and basses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/45397/oscar-natzke (accessed 14 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Peter Walls, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014