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Jonas Kaufmann

Jonas Kaufmann

German tenor
Jonas Kaufmann is a German-Austrian tenor opera singer. He is best known for the versatility of his repertoire, performing a variety of opera roles in multiple languages in recital and concert each season.Wikipedia
BornJuly 10, 1969
HometownMunich, Germany
Height5'11" (1.80m)
SpouseChristiane Lutz, Margarete Joswig
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