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Orville White (Bass-Baritone)

Born: February 8, 1926 - St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: September 22, 1996

The American bass-baritone and music pedagogue, Orville H. White, earned a bachelor's degree from the Juilliard School of Music in 1952 and a master's degree from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1962.

Orville White performed with opera companies in Houston, San Diego, and Shreveport. He sang major roles in 38 operas, including Rocco in Fidelio, Scarpia in Tosca, and Count Di Luna in Il Trovatore. He also produced and directed 19 operas, including Rigoletto, Oedipus Rex, and The Magic Flute. He also appeared at the Carmel Bach Festival (1966).

Orville White joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin as a guest assistant professor in 1962. He joined the permanent faculty in 1964. He taught voice until his retirement in 1981. He died in 1996 at age 70.

 

Source: The University of Texas at Austin (prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on May 24, 2001.)
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Aryeh Oron (December 2011)

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In Memoriam - Orville H. White (The University of Texas at Austin)

 

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