G Sta Winbergh

G Sta Winbergh

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. G sta Winbergh (December 30, 1943 - March 18, 2002) was a Swedish tenor and Mozart admirer. Winbergh was born in Stockholm. He is often mentioned as among Sweden's and, indeed, the world's finest tenors, included with Jussi Bj rling and Nicolai Gedda. There was no musical tradition in Winbergh's family. He himself was a building engineer when he watched his first opera performance in 1967; the experience so moved him that he decided on an operatic career. Accordingly he applied for the opera class at Sweden's prestigious Royal Academy of Music, and was admitted on his first attempt. He trained at the school between 1969-71. He began singing at the Royal Opera in Stockholm, and gradually began to receive international attention in the 1980s when he guest performed on stages abroad. Copenhagen, Aix-en-Provence, San Francisco and, in 1980, Glyndebourne, where he sang Belmonte, scoring a great success for his honeyed voice and elegant singing. He later worked several times at the opera house in Z rich and at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136640481
  • 9786136640488