Rene Jacobs

Rene Jacobs was born on October 30, 1946 in Ghent. Countertenor and conductor who became known for specializing in Baroque and early classical opera and who was called a singer's conductor.
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Popular As Rene Jacobs
Occupation Conductor
Age 77 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born October 30, 1946 (Ghent)
Birthday October 30
Town/City Ghent
Nationality Ghent

🌙 Zodiac

Rene Jacobs’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Rene Jacobs was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.

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Countertenor and Conductor who became known for specializing in Baroque and early classical opera and who was called a singer's Conductor.

Before Fame

He served as a boy chorister at the Cathedral of Ghent and embarked on studies in classical philology at the University of Ghent.


He was the artistic Director of Innsbruck's Festwochen der Alten Musik from 1991 until 2009 and worked at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis as a Teacher of interpretation and Baroque singing style.

Family Life

He was born in Ghent and was encouraged to become a countertenor by the Kuijken brothers, Alfred Deller and Gustav Leonhardt.

Associated With

He gained great acclaim for his 2004 recording of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro," which won Gramophone's Record of the Year, Le Monde de la Musique's Choc of the Year, two Midem Classical Awards, and the Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording of 2005.

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