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Johan Botha (I) (1965–2016)

Johan Botha was born on August 19, 1965 in Rustenburg, North West Province, South Africa. He was an actor, known for Otello (2012), Die Walküre (2010) and Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (2009). He was married to Sonja. He died on September 8, 2016 in Vienna, Austria. See full bio »


(age 51) in Vienna, Austria

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Otello Otello
Die Walküre
Die Walküre Siegmund
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Ritter Walther von Stolzing
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 2009-2015 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series)
Tannhäuser / Walther von Stolzing, a knight from Franconia / Otello / ...
- Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (2014) ... Walther von Stolzing, a knight from Franconia
- Verdi: Otello (2012) ... Otello
- Verdi: Aida (2009) ... Radamès
 2013 Parsifal (TV Movie)
 2012 Otello
 2010/I Die Walküre (TV Movie)
 2009 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (TV Movie)
Ritter Walther von Stolzing
 2004 Daphne (TV Movie)
 2002 Turandot (TV Movie)
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He was an operatic tenor whose repertoire included a wide range of roles. He appeared on most of the world's prominent stages including La Scala, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, New York's Metropolitan Opera, and the State Opera in Vienna. His big break came in 1993 when he appeared at the Opera Bastille in Paris as Pinkerton in Puccini's Madama Butterfly.

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