Today in Bass-Baritone History

Birthdays in Music

  • 1909-01-19 Hans Hotter, German bass-baritone (d. 2003)
  • 1920-05-30 George London, bass-baritone (Monterone-Rigoleto), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1985)
  • 1927-02-26 Donald Gramm, bass-baritone, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1927-03-06 Norman Treigle, bass-baritone, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1928-08-29 Thomas Stewart, American bass-baritone (La Roche Capriccio), born in San Saba, Texas (d. 2006)
  • 1933-03-23 Norman Bailey, British bass-baritone (Flying Dutchman)
  • 1934-10-22 Donald McIntyre, Bass-Baritone (Wotan-Das Rheingold), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1940-08-25 Jose Van Dam, bass-baritone (Francois d'Assisif), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1942-11-27 Michael Devlin, American bass-baritone, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1965-11-09 Bryn Terfel, Welsh bass-baritone opera and concert singer, born in Pant Glas, United Kingdom

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

1952-08-31 Soprano singer Leontyne Mary Violet Price (25) weds concert bass-baritone singer William Warfield (32)

Opera Soprano Leontyne Price
Opera Soprano
Leontyne Price

Deaths in Music

  • 1975-02-16 Norman Treigle, American bass-baritone (b. 1927)
  • 1985-03-24 George London, Canadian bass-baritone (Monterone-Rigoleto), dies at 64
  • 1998-07-22 Hermann Prey, German bass-baritone (b. 1929)
  • 2000-10-27 Walter Berry, Austrian bass-baritone (b. 1929)
  • 2003-12-06 Hans Hotter, German bass-baritone (b. 1909)
  • 2006-09-24 Thomas Stewart, American bass-baritone (La Roche Capriccio), dies at 78