Johan Botha

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Birthday
19, 1965
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Sep 8, 2016 (51)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1965
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Sep 8, 2016 (51)

About

South African opera singer who performed numerous tenor roles at such world-famous opera houses as La Scala, the Metropolitan Opera, and Opera Australia.

Before Fame

He made his operatic debut in a 1989 South African production of Der Freischütz.

Trivia

He earned the distinction of having sung on more opera recordings than any other South African opera singer in history.

Family Life

He grew up in Rustenberg, a city in South Africa's Northwest Province.

Associated With

He performed in numerous Richard Wagner operas, including Tristan und Isolde, Lohengrin, and Die Walkure.

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