Just in: For unto Gus a child is born

Just in: For unto Gus a child is born


norman lebrecht

June 04, 2015

News from Glyndebourne of the safe delivery of a male child to chairman Gus Christie and his wife, the Australian-US soprano Danielle De Niese.


Glyndebourne Chairman, Gus Christie, and his wife, soprano Danielle de Niese, are delighted to announce the birth of a son, their first child together.

The little boy was born on 4 June 2015. Both mother and child are doing well.

The couple, who met at Glyndebourne in 2005 when Danielle was starring in Giulio Cesare, married in 2009.

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Our warm felicitations to the happy family.

Likely name? George, after Gus’s father, who died a year ago.



  • Jeffrey Biegel says:

    Wishing the new parents a life filled with many blessings and happiness. Lucky little Gus!

  • MacroV says:

    Not to diminish the role of a father (being one myself), but I believe the headline – much as I enjoy the play on words – properly belongs to Ms. De Niese, who had to deliver the little bundle of joy.