Death of an international Dutch tenor, 72

Death of an international Dutch tenor, 72


norman lebrecht

June 12, 2018

Operanostalgia reports the death of the Dutch tenor Hubert Delamboye, after a long sickness, on June 11 in Margraten.

Hubert sang at the Salzburg Festival through the 1990s with Claudio Abbado, adding Tristan to his repertoire in the same decade. He also worked with Nikolaus Harnoncourt, James Levine and Kurt Masur.


  • NonBarihunk says:

    An absolutely superb and to my mind much underrated singer.
    Also a very nice person. RIP.

  • Jost Miehlbradt says:

    Heard him very often, mainly in Frankfurt. Liked him a lot.

  • Maurice Blom says:

    Very impressive in his role as leper in Saint François d’Assise in Amsterdam.