Kraus, Alfredo

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Name
Kraus, Alfredo Gender: M
Alfredo Kraus Trujillo
born on 24 November 1927 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 28n06, 15w24
Timezone -01 h1w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodriguez
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 01°41' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 07°35 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 09°54'



Portrait of Alfredo Kraus 
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Alfredo Kraus
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Biography

Spanish tenor from the Canary islands (known professionally as Alfredo Kraus), particularly remembered for the artistry he brought to opera's bel canto roles. He was also considered an outstanding interpreter of the title role in Massenet's opera Werther, and especially of its famous aria, "Pourquoi me réveiller?"

Kraus was also noted for extremely refined musicianship, accompanied by a seemingly effortless high register. As a result, many opera connoisseurs consider him to be one of the best tenors of the end of the 20th century.

In 1991, Kraus was awarded the Prince of Asturias Award. He died on 10 September 1999 in Madrid at the age of 71 after a long illness.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Faustino Rodriguez quotes birth certificate in hand.

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/Opera
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (the Prince of Asturias Award)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession