Ian Bostridge

Ian Bostridge

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ian Bostridge CBE (born 25 December 1964) is an English tenor, well known for his performances as an opera singer and as a song recitalist. Bostridge was born on 25 December 1964 to Leslie Bostridge and Lillian (n e Clark).[2] He studied at Dulwich College Preparatory School and Westminster School, where he was a Queen's Scholar. At Westminster he originally intended to work in theoretical physics. He developed a unified theory of gravity and electromagnetism, which he submitted to Roger Penrose, who at the time was a leading authority on the subject. However after a few years he became disillusioned with physics and decided to specialize in the arts. He then attended the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, where he achieved a First in modern history and received an M.Phil in the history and philosophy of science. He received his D.Phil from Oxford in 1990, on the significance of witchcraft in English public life from 1650 to 1750, and was a British Academy post-doctoral fellow at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, before embarking on a career as a singer. His book "Witchcraft and its Transformations 1650 to 1750" was published as an Oxford Historical Monograph in 1997.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136640023
  • 9786136640020