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Akira Watanabe (Baritone)

Born: Japan

The Japanese baritone, Akira Watanabe, studied at Tokyo Geijutsu Dagaku (Geidai, Tokyo University of the Arts), Department of Music. After his Bachelor and Master he went to Berlin with DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)-scholarship and studied at The Berlin University of the Arts from 1968 to 1972.

Akira Watanabe is a Professor emeritus of Ferris University. He is a member and the vice-chairman of Japan Vocalists Forum. He is also a member of Tokyo Nikikai Opera Foundation.

Source: nisseikyo Website (December 2008)
Contributed by
Akemi Steinböck (January 2011)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

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Works

Masayuki Hashimoto

Bass

BWV 123, BWV 192 [all sung in Japanese]

Emiko Ohmura

Bass

BWV 1, BWV 6, BWV 8, BWV 21, BWV 26, BWV 30, BWV 36, BWV 39, BWV 41, BWV 47, BWV 56, BWV 71, BWV 72, BWV 76, BWV 104, BWV 106, BWV 124, BWV 150, BWV 156, BWV 190, BWV 196, BWV 197 [all sung in Japanese]

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Akira Watanabe (Baritone) [Japanese]

 

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