(Born June 28, 1955, Indiana, USA)
Thomas Hampson is an American baritone who as a protégé of the late Leonard Bernstein, has achieved wide acclaim in all the great baritone roles.
In 2008 he sang Athanael in "Thais" opposite opera superstar, Renee Flemming in the Metropolitan HD broadcast.
Thomas Hampson is also recognised as a fine exponent of Leider and is well recorded having performed in all the world's major opera houses.
He has a reputation for always turning in quality performances and has covered most of the major baritone roles such as Don Giovanni, Count Di Luna, and Germont.
Thomas Hampson is pictured here as the title role in Mozart's "Don Giovanni".