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David Hollestelle (Baritone)

Born: October 13, 1916 - Den Helder, the Netherlands
Died: April 21, 2001 - Hilversum, the Netherlands

The Dutch baritone, David Hollestelle, was a pupil of the Dutch singer and pedagogue Laurens Bogtman. First he operated as a choir leader and directed from 1947 to 1953 the Netherlands Broadcast Choir, among other things.

Since 1953 David Hollestelle started to appear as an oratorio and concert singer. After first successes in Holland he made guest appearances in many European countries. In the center of his extensive repertoire were located the works of J.S. Bach, George Frideric Handel and Felix Mendelssohn. Not least he became well-known by his broadcast appearances and recordings.

Recordings: Telefunken (Matthäus-Passion (BWV 244) and Mass in B minor (BWV 232) by J.S. Bach), Concert Hall (works of G.F. Handel and F. Mendelssohn), Philips (Oster-Oratorium (BWV 249) by J.S. Bach, 8th Symphony of Gustav Mahler), Händel Society.

Source: Operissimo Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (April 2004); Ruud Janssen (February 2006)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2004); Manfred Krugmann (Dates, June 2012)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Anthon van der Horst

Bass

BWV 232, BWV 244 [1st], BWV 244 [2nd]

Marinus Voorberg

Bass

BWV 56, BWV 82, BWV 140, BWV 147

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Bass

BWV 249

Links to other Sites

David Hollestele (Dutch Divas) [Dutch]

David Hollestele - bariton (Wikipedia) [Dutch]

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