South African opera singer who performed numerous tenor roles at such world-famous opera houses as La Scala, the Metropolitan Opera, and Opera Australia.
He made his operatic debut in a 1989 South African production of Der Freischütz.
He earned the distinction of having sung on more opera recordings than any other South African opera singer in history.
He grew up in Rustenberg, a city in South Africa's Northwest Province.
He performed in numerous Richard Wagner operas, including Tristan und Isolde, Lohengrin, and Die Walkure.