(b Baltimore, 1947).
Amer. bass‐baritone. Début Baltimore 1967 (Crespel in Les contes d'Hoffmann). Débuts: NY Met 1971; Glyndebourne 1972; Salzburg Fest. 1982. Sang Wotan in Die Walküre at Baltimore 1984 and, after coaching by Hans Hotter, sang role in S. Francisco and Vienna 1985, at Munich 1987, Berlin 1987, NY Met 1989, and CG 1988–91. Sings Wotan on recordings of Ring cond. by Haitink and by Levine.