B1492.(SCHREIER). GOTTFRIED SCHMIEDEL. Peter Schreier – ein Bildbiographie. Leipzig, Deutsche Verlag für Musik, 1976. 73pp. Chronology; Discography; Photos. (Pictorial thick paper covers) (German text) Front Endpaper Autographed by Schreier. - 518 226 6
“Peter Schreier made his professional début in August 1959, playing the role of the First Prisoner in FIDELIO. In the years that followed he was successful as Belmonte in DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL and somewhat later as Tamino in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE.
In 1963 he was employed by the Berlin State Opera at Unter den Linden. Starting in 1966 he was for many years an annual guest of the Vienna State Opera. That same year he made his début in Bayreuth as the young seaman in TRISTAN UND ISOLDE with Karl Böhm as conductor For 25 years, beginning in 1967, he took part in the program of the annual Salzburg Festival. In 1969, he starred as The Witch in Humperdinck's HÄNSEL UND GRETEL, in a CD recording that featured the Staatskapelle Dresden.”
- Zillah Dorset Akron