French operatic baritoneDied when: 95 years 362 days (1151 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Gabriel Bacquier (French pronunciation: [gabʁjel bakje]; 17 May 1924 – 13 May 2020) was a French operatic baritone.One of the leading baritones of the 20th century and particularly associated with the French and Italian repertoires, he was considered a fine singing actor equally at home in dramatic or comic roles and gave regular song recitals.
He was a long-term member of the Opéra-Comique and the Paris Opera, but forged a long career internationally at leading opera houses in Europe and the U.S.
His large discography spans five decades, and he was considered as “the ambassador of French song”.