Gabriel Bacquier

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Gabriel Bacquier
Born
Augustin-Raymond-Théodore-Louis Bacquier

(1924-05-17)17 May 1924
Béziers, France
Died13 May 2020(2020-05-13) (aged 95)
OccupationOperatic baritone
Organization
Awards

Gabriel Bacquier (17 May 1924 – 13 May 2020) was a French operatic baritone.[1] He was a long-term member of the Opéra-Comique and the Paris Opera. He also appeared at leading opera houses in Europe and the United States.

Bacquier made his American debut at the Lyric Opera of Chicago in 1962 as the High Priest in Samson et Dalila by Saint-Saëns.

Bacquier died on 13 May 2020, aged 95.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rosenthal, Harold and John Warrack. (1979, 2nd ed.). The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera. London, New York and Melbourne: Oxford University Press. p. 27. ISBN 0-19-311318-X.
  2. Yannick Boussaert: Décès de Gabriel Bacquier (in French) forumopera.com 13 May 2020. Accessed 13 May 2020.