Janet Baker was born on August 21, 1933 in York, England. She is an actress, known for Morgan (2016), Happiness (1998) and Coffee and Cigarettes (2003). See full bio »

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Known For

Morgan Soundtrack
(2016)
Happiness Soundtrack
(1998)
(2003)
Byzantium Soundtrack
(2012)

Filmography

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 1984 Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
Julius Caesar
 1982 Mary Stuart (TV Movie)
Mary Stuart
 1982 Orfeo ed Euridice (TV Movie)
Orfeo
 1973 The Return of Ulysses to His Homeland (TV Movie)
Penelope
 1971 NET Opera Theater (TV Series)
Kate Julian
- Owen Wingrave (1971) ... Kate Julian
 1965 Music on 2 (TV Series)
Dido
- Dido and Aeneas (1965) ... Dido
 1963 The Beggar's Opera (TV Movie)
Polly Peachum
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Dame Janet Baker
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For me, Schubert contains the world.

Trivia:

Famous for singing roles origionally done by Castrati. Castrati were male singers who were castrated before puberty so that their voices wouldn't change. The Castrati sound combined the purity of a boy's voice, with the lung power and control of a full-grown male voice. Because this practice has been outlawed, today only women can sing in the range of a castrato role. Baker specialized in this ... See more »

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Leo

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