German bass-baritone opera singer who was a soloist with the German
opera house Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Dusseldorf since the 1996-1997
season and has appeared on opera stages in Paris, Zurich, London, Los
Angeles, Chicago, Vienna, Berlin, Munich, Sao Paolo and Tokyo.
Cause of Death: Airplane accident
Born: October 27, 1960
Died: March 24, 2015
Location: Prads-Haute-Bleone, France