Ben Heppner

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Birthday
14, 1956
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Canadian opera singer considered one of the greatest tenors of his time. He won the Birgit Nilsson Prize in 1988 and has received honorary doctorates from prestigious universities, such as York University.

Before Fame

He studied music at the University of British Columbia rose to fame after winning the 1979 CBC Talent Festival.

Trivia

He has twice performed at the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympic Games.

Family Life

He married a piano teacher named Karen and has two sons.

Associated With

He appeared in the Metropolitan Opera's production of Ludwig Van Beethoven's Fidelio.