Rebroff, Ivan

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Ivan Rebroff
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Name
Rebroff, Ivan Gender: M
Hans-Rolf Rippert
born on 31 July 1931 at 09:13 (= 09:13 AM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Gregor
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 07°10' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 27°42 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 26°14'



Biography

German singer, famous for singing Russian folk songs, but also performed opera, light classics and folk songs from many other countries. He was known on stage for his gusto. He performed over 6,000 concerts in his career, including a two-year seven-day-a-week stint at the French opera, singing, among other greats, Fiddler on the Roof. Rebroff still performed 12 shows in 14 days when he was well into his seventies, such as on an Australian tour.

Ivan Rebroff described himself as international, the "connection between East and West". He became a citizen of Greece and lived on the Greek island of Skopelos in the Sporades.

He died on 27 February 2008 in Frankfurt after a long illness. Four days after his death, his brother Horst Rippert, who is nine years his senior, born 24 May 1922, (and by his own accounts shot down Antoine de Saint Exupéry), claimed part of Ivan's vast fortune

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Manfred Gregor quotes data from Elisabeth Teissier, original source not known.

Categories

  • Passions : Sexuality : Homosexual male
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/Opera

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