A bass-baritone is rewarded for his many giftsmain
The University of Iowa has named its music hall after Simon Estes, the eminent bass-baritone who first registered at the campus as a medical student, then as a scholar of religious studies.
Estes, 82, had a massive career in Europe before, in 1981, the Met deigned to offer him a role.
In retirement, he has given more than $220,000 in scholarships to students in 54 countries.
Photo: Caitlin Yamada/ Iowa State Daily