Barbara Hendricks
Barbara Hendricks

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Name: Barbara Hendricks
Occupation: Opera Singer
Gender: Female
Birth Day: November 20, 1948
Age: 74
Country: United States
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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Barbara Hendricks

Barbara Hendricks was born on November 20, 1948 in United States (74 years old). Barbara Hendricks is an Opera Singer, zodiac sign: Scorpio. Find out Barbara Hendricksnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

She is known for her humanitarian work and was named UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in 1987.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$5 Million

Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

She attended the prestigious Julliard School of Music in New York.

Biography Timeline

1974

In 1974, Hendricks made her professional operatic debut in Europe at the Glyndebourne Festival and in America at the San Francisco Opera. During her career, she has appeared at major opera houses throughout the world, including the Opéra National de Paris, the Metropolitan Opera, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and La Scala. In 1998 she sang Liù in the historical performance of Turandot at the Forbidden City in Beijing. Hendricks has performed more than twenty roles, twelve of which she has recorded.

1986

In 1986, Hendricks was made a Commandeur of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres; in 1992 she was awarded the rank of Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur. In 2000, she was awarded the Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts. In 2001, Hendricks received the Lions Clubs International Award for the work of her foundation. In 2015, Hendricks received the honorary degree Doctor of Fine Arts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

1991

In 1991 and 1993 Hendricks gave two concerts in the war-torn formerly Yugoslavian cities of Dubrovnik and Sarajevo. She performed in Sarajevo with the Sarajevo Opera Chorus and jazz musician Sinan Alimanović. In 1998 she founded the Barbara Hendricks Foundation for Peace and Reconciliation, which seeks to facilitate reconciliation where conflicts have already occurred.

1994

Hendricks also performs jazz music and made her jazz debut at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1994. Since that time, she has performed at major jazz festivals around the world. Hendricks is also known for her love of chamber music and has organized a number of chamber music festivals.

1995

Hendricks has appeared on film as Mimì in La bohème, and in 1995 she sang the role of Anne Truelove in the Swedish film Rucklarens väg, an adaptation of Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress. In 2007, she appeared in the film Disengagement by Amos Gitai and starring Juliette Binoche. She also recorded Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, which is the main theme for the film.

2000

Since 2000, Hendricks has been a member of the Council of the Foundation for the Refugee Education Trust (RET). The RET is dedicated to post-primary education of refugee youth all over the world.

2001

In 2001 she performed at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Oslo at the invitation of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi Annan. In May 2002, she performed at the East Timor Independence Day Ceremony.

2004

In 2004, at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, she created the role of Angel in the world premiere of Péter Eötvös' opera Angels in America, after the play by Tony Kushner.

2006

In January 2006, she left EMI, and created the new label Arte Verum for which she records exclusively.

2018

In 2018, Hendricks sang "La Marseillaise" with the Choir of the French Army at the interment ceremony of Simone Veil in the Panthéon.

Family Life

Barbara has three children with her ex-husband.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Barbara Hendricks is 74 years, 2 months and 18 days old. Barbara Hendricks will celebrate 75th birthday on a Monday 20th of November 2023. Below we countdown to Barbara Hendricks upcoming birthday.

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