King Phillip the Second of Spain
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Was generally recognized as "simply the largest bass voice in captivity" (as one reviewer put it) during the late 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s. Wagner conductors all over the world adjusted their performance-schedules to accommodate his availability, especially for performances of "Gotterdammerung".
Dark, deep, formidable voice with a huge, blaring upper-register; intimidating stage-presence