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Jules Bastin
°1933 - †1996
Belgium
Biography
After having followed studies devoted to literature, Jules Bastin (1933-1996) entered the Conservatory of Brussels in the class of Frédéric Anspach. In 1958 he obtained first prizes magna cum laude in singing and opera and in 1960 was engaged by the La Monnaie opera. He swept first prizes at the 's-Hertogenbosch Competition in 1962 and that of Munich in 1963. Jules Bastin has performed on the world's great stages (La Scala, Covent Garden, the Metropolitan, Théâtre du Châtelet) under the most eminent conductors (Karajan, Kleiber, Barenboim, Böhm, Boulez, etc). He has interpreted the majority of the repertoire's famous bass roles, including Baron Ochs (Der Rosenkavalier), Falstaff, the Father (Louise)...
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ActivityFunction
Final singing 1996Member of the jury
Semi-final singing 1996Member of the jury
First round singing 1996Member of the jury
SINGING 1996Member of the jury
Final singing 1992Member of the jury
Semi-final singing 1992Member of the jury
First round singing 1992Member of the jury
SINGING 1992Member of the jury
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