Boris Christoff

#131004
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
18, 1914
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Death Date
Jun 28, 1993 (79)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1914
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Death Date
Jun 28, 1993 (79)

About

Renowned twentieth-century operatic bass. An accomplished performer of the works of Verdi, he sang such roles as Zaccaria (in Nabucco), Philip II (in Don Carlo), and Attila (in Attila).

Before Fame

He studied law and worked as a magistrate while singing in the Gusla Chorus.

Trivia

He made his American debut in 1956 at the San Francisco Opera.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Plovdiv.

Associated With

He recorded compositions written by Piotr Tchaikovsky.