Windgassen, Wolfgang

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Name
Windgassen, Wolfgang Gender: M
born on 26 June 1914 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Annemasse, France, 46n12, 6e15
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 04°08' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 10°27 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 11°08'



Biography

German-French operatic tenor who was the leading Wagnerian tenor of the '50s and '60s. He appeared in most of the leading European opera houses and was with Covent Garden in 1955 and the Met in 1957. Windgassen made his debut in 1941 and from 1945-1972 he sang leading roles with Stuttgart opera.

As his parents were both singers, he studied with his father. He became a fine musician and conscientious artist whose performances gave much pleasure.

Windgassen died on 9/05/1974, Stuttgart, Germany.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/Opera
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Leading during '50s and '60s)

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