Russell Braun

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Russell Braun
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Marina Poplavskaya and Russell Braun in Gounod's Faust, Metropolitan Opera House, 2011
Background information
Born (1965-07-19) July 19, 1965 (age 53)
Frankfurt, Germany

Russell Braun OC (born 19 July 1965) is a Canadian operatic lyric baritone and Juno Award winner.

Much sought-after as a soloist and for opera roles, Russell Braun performs regularly at the Metropolitan Opera, the Salzburg Festival, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, l'Opéra de Paris, the San Diego Opera, the San Francisco Opera and the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto.

Braun is a graduate of the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto, and lives in Toronto.[1]

He is the son of famous Canadian baritone Victor Braun. He is married to pianist Carolyn Maule, with whom he performs regularly.[2]

In 2016, he was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada.[3]


  1. ^ Citron, Paula. "Music Mavens | University of Toronto Magazine". Retrieved 2017-05-25.
  2. ^ "Love from Afar's Russell Braun on his not-so-far journey to, well, love | National Post". Retrieved 2017-05-25.
  3. ^ "Governor General Announces 100 New Appointments to the Order of Canada as Canada Turns 150". The Governor General of Canada His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston. Retrieved 31 December 2016.

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