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Performer Name

Type

Country

Edo de Waart

Conductor

The Netherlands

Julian Wachner

Conductor

USA

Wolfgang Wachs [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Eberhard Wächter

Bass-Baritone

Austria

Steve Wächter

Counter-tenor

Germany

Elisabeth Wacker [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Margaret Wacyk

Piano

USA

Oratorienchor der Stadt Wadern

Choir

Germany

Ben Wager

Bass

USA

Alexis Wagner

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Andreas Wagner

Tenor

Germany

Anne Catherine Wagner

Mezzo-soprano, Contralto

Germany

Birgit Wagner

Soprano

Germany

Ekkehard Wagner [Missing Biography]

Tenor

?

Friederike Wagner

Soprano

Germany

Gertrud Wagner [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Iris Wagner

Soprano

Germany

Julia Sophie Wagner

Soprano

Germany

Roger Wagner

Choral Conductor

France / USA

Roger Wagner Chorale

Choir

USA

Sieglinde Wagner

Contralto

Germany

Rudolf Wagner-Régeny

Piano, Clavichord

Romania / Germany

Gregory Wait

Tenor, Choral Conductor

USA

Hiroshi Wakasugi

Conductor

Japan

Edelgard Walch [Missing Biography]

Harpsichord

?

Helmut Walcha

Organ, Harpsichord

Germany

Margarete Waldbauer [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Katie Walders

Soprano

USA

Patrick Walders

Conductor, Baritone, Counter-tenor

USA

Antony Walker

Conductor

Australia

Mallory Walker

Tenor

USA

Norman Walker

Bass

England

Penelope Walker

Contralto

England

Timothy Walker

Guitar

South Africa

Simon Wall

Tenor

England

Stephen Wall

Tenor

USA

Tobias Wall [Missing Biography]

Tenor

?

Barbara Wallace

Soprano

USA

Michael Wallace

Baritone

England

Stephen Wallace

Counter-tenor

England

Vince Wallacs

Bass-Baritone

USA

Alfred Wallenstein

Conductor, Cello

USA

Elizabeth Wallfisch

Violin, Conductor

Australia / England

Manuel Walser

Baritone

Switzerland

Kevin Walsh

Baritone

USA

Deon van der Walt

Tenor

South Africa

Antoine Walter [Missing Biography]

Boy Alto

?

Bruno Walter

Conductor

Germany / USA

Georg A. Walter

Tenor

USA

Gert Walter

Tenor

Germany

Roland Waltner

Baritone

Germany

Winfried Walter

Bass

Germany

William Walton

Composer, Arranger, Conductor

England

Ivy Walz

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Ulrich Wand [Missing Biography]

Boy Alto

?

Wandsworth School Boys' Choir (WSBC)

Boys' Choir

England

David Ward

Bass-Baritone

USA

John Taylor Ward

Baritone

USA

Nicholas Ward

Conductor

England

William Warfield

Baritone

USA

Eugénie Warnier

Soprano

France

Leonard Warren

Baritone

USA

Stanley Warren

Tenor

USA

Warsaw Ensembles (Poland):

   

Warsaw Chamber Opera (WCO)

Choir

Poland

Warsaw Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra (WPCO)

Chamber Orchestra

Poland

Warsaw Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra (WPSO)

Symphony Orchestra

Poland

Sinfonia Varsovia

Chamber Orchestra

Poland

--

   

Jon Washburn

Conductor

Canada

Washington DC Ensembles (USA):

   

Washington Bach Consort (WBC)

Orchestra & Choir

USA

Choral Arts Society of Washington (CASW)

Choir & Orchestra

USA

National Symphony Orchestra (NSO, USA)

Symphony Orchestra

USA

--

   

Barbara Washington [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Ashley Wass

Piano

England

Akira Watanabe

Baritone

Japan

Takashi Watanabe

Harpsichord, Organ

Japan

Yoshio Watanabe

Harpsichord

Japan

Peter Watchorn

Music Director, Harpsichord

Australia

Robert Waterbury

Bass

USA

Carolyn Watkinson

Mezzo-soprano, Contralto

England

Christopher Watson

Tenor

England

Katherine Watson

Soprano

England

Ian Watson

Conductor, Organ Harpsichord, Piano

England

Jean Watson

Contralto

Canada

Kristen Watson

Soprano

USA

Nathaniel Watson

Baritone

USA

William Watson

Tenor

USA

Cynthia Watters

Soprano

USA

Andrew Watts

Counter-tenor

England

Elizabeth Watts

Soprano

England

Helen Watts

Contralto

Wales, UK

Nicholas Watts

Tenor

England

Timothy Wayne-Wright

Counter-tenor

England

WDR Big Band

Big Band

Germany

WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln (WDR-SO)

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Felicia Weathers

Soprano

USA

James Weaver

Bass

USA

James Weaver

Harpsichord

USA

Michael A Webb

Bass

USA

Carol Webber

Soprano

USA

Geoffrey Webber

Condctor

England

Dominique Weber [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Gunthild Weber

Soprano

Germany

Hans-Joachim Weber

Tenor

Germany

Irmgard Weber

Soprano

Germany

Janice Weber

Piano

USA

Jens Weber

Tenor

USA

Karl-Heinz Weber [Missing Biography]

Tenor

?

Katharine Hannah Weber

Soprano

Germany

Ludwig Weber

Bass

Austria

Marianne Weber [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Ruth Weber

Soprano

Germany

Amadeus Webersinke

Piano, Organ

Germany

Justus von Websky

Conductor

Germany

Beveridge Webster

Piano

USA

Catherine Webster

Soprano

USA

Marc Webster

Bass

USA

Wolfram Wehnert

Choral Conductor

Germany

Christoph Wegmann [Missing Biography]

Boy Soprano

?

John Wegner

Baritone

Germany / Australia

Christine Wehler

Contralto

Germany

Michaela Wehrum

Mezzo-soprano

Germany

Herrad Wehrung

Soprano

Germany

Caroline Weichert

Piano

Germany

Matthias Weichert

Baritone

Germany

Julia Weigel

Soprano

Germany

Jörg-Peter Weigle

Conductor

Germany

Sebastian Weigle

Conductor

Germany

Bernd Weikl

Baritone

Austria

Bruno Weil

Conductor

Germany

Stefan Weiler

Choral Conductor

Germany

Alexander Weimann

Conductor, Harpsichord

Germany

Dieter Weimann [Missing Biography]

Tenor

?

Martin Weimann [Missing Biography]

Choral Conductor, Organ

?

Gerhard Weinberger

Organ, Choral Conductor

Germany

Gisela Weinberger [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Weiner-Szász Chamber Symphony (BCS)

Chamber Orchestra

Hungary

William Weinert

Chorale Conductor

USA

Felix Weingartner

Conductor, Piano

Austria

Johannes Weinhuber

Bass

Germany

Carl Weinrich

Organ

USA

Gillian Weir

Organ

New Zealand / England

Scot Weir

Tenor

USA

Max Weirich [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Maja Weis-Osborn [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Hans Weisbach

Conductor

Germany

Johannes Weiss

Tenor

Germany

Kenneth Weiss

Harpsichord

USA

Maria Weiss

Mezzo-soprano

Austria

Orion Weiss

Piano

USA

Peter Weiss

Piano

Germany

Silvia Weiss

Soprano

Germany

Edith Weiss-Mann

Harpsichord

Germany / USA

Fritz Weisse

Conductor

Germany

Alexis Weissenberg

Piano

Bulgaria / France

Gerda Weissenberg [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Johannes Weisser

Baritone

Norway

Corby Welch

Tenor

USA

Martina Welschenbach

Soprano

Germany

Kathryn Weld

Mezzo-soprano

USA

George Weldon

Conductor

England

Irene Weldon

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Andreas Weller

Tenor

Germany

Sharon Weller

Contralto

USA

Walter Weller

Conductor, Violin

Austria

John Wells

Organ

New Zealand

Grete Welz [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Hanni Wendlandt [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Alexander Wendt

Tenor

Germany

Erich Wenk

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Ortrun Wenkel

Contralto

Germany

Jed Wentz

Flute, Conductor

USA

Silke Wenzel

Soprano

Germany

August Wenzinger

Conductor

Switzerland

Markus Werba

Baritone

Austria

Hermann Werdermann [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Paulien van der Werff

Soprano

The Netherlands

Gerhard Werlitz

Tenor

Germany

Barbara Werner

Contralto

Germany

Fritz Werner

Conductor, Organ

Germany

Regina Werner

Soprano

Germany

Kai Wessel

Counter-tenor

Germany

Jayne West

Soprano

USA

Miranda Westcott

Mezzo-soprano

England

Mary Westbrook-Geha

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Annelies Westen [Missing Biography]

Mezzo-soprano

?

Richard Westenburg

Choral Conductor

USA

Hayley Westenra

Soprano

New Zealand

Bryce Westervelt

Tenor

USA

Westfälische Kantorei, Herford (WKH) [Missing Biography]

Choir

Germany

Hedwig Westhoff-Düppmann

Soprano

Germany

Westminster Abbey Choir (London)

Choir

England

Westminster Choir (Princeton) (WCC)

Choir

USA

Westminster Chapel Choir (Princeton)

Choir

USA

Westminster Symphonic Choir (Princeton)

Choir

USA

John Wetter [Missing Biography]

Guitar

?

Peter Wetzler [Missing Biography]

Tenor

?

Terry Wey

Boy Soprano, Counter-tenor

Switzerland

Eckhard Weyand

Conductor

Germany

Caroline Weynants

Soprano

Belgium

Marja Weyrauch

Soprano

Germany

Margery McDuffie Whatley

Piano

USA

Rachel Wheatley

Soprano

England

Rebecca Whelan

Soprano

Canada

Matthew White

Counter-tenor

Canada

Orville White

Bass-Baritone

USA

Stephen White

Tenor

USA

John Scott Whiteley

Organ

England

Bailey Whiteman

Contralto, Mezzo-soprano

USA

Don Whitsitt

Bass

USA

Abigail Rose Whittle

Soprano

USA

Léla Wiche

Soprano

Austria

Tadeusz Wicherek

Conductor

Poland

Kurt Wichmann [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Edward Wickham

Bass, Choral Conductor

England

Tobias Wicky

Baritone

Switzerland

Walter Widdop

Tenor

England

Kurt Widmer

Baritone

Switzerland

Oliver Widmer

Bass-Baritone

Switzerland

Maryseult Wieczorek

Mezzo-soprano

France

Wilhelm Wiedl

Boy Soprano

Germany

Aimée Van De Wiele [Missing Biography]

Harpsichord

Belgium

Ernst Wiemann

Bass

Germany

Erika Wien

Mezzo-soprano

Austria

Manuel Wiencke

Baritone

Germany

Wien (Vienna) Ensembles (Austria):

   

Chorus Viennensis

Choir

Austria

Wiener Akademie Kammerchor (VKC)

Chamber Choir

Austria

Orchester Wiener Akademie

Chamber Orchestra

Austria

Wiener Jeunesse-Chor (WJC)

Choir

Austria

Wiener Kammerchor (VKC)

Chamber Choir

Austria

Wiener Kammerorchester (WKO)

Chamber Orchestra

Austria

Wiener Konzertchor

Choir

Austria

Wiener Philharmoniker (VPO)

Symphony Orchestra

Austria

Wiener Sängerknaben

Boys Choir

Austria

- Soloists of the Wiener Sängerknaben

   

Wiener Singakademie

Choir

Austria

Wiener Singverein

Choir

Austria

Wiener Staatsoper

Orchestra & Choir

Austria

Wiener Symphoniker

Symphony Orchestra

Austria

--

   

Jean Wiéner

Piano

France

Otto Wiener

Bass-Baritone

Austria

Hajo Wienroth

Conductor, Flute

Germany

Edith Wiens

Soprano

Canada

Kantorei der Bergkirche, Wiesbaden

Choir

Germany

Henrik Wiese

Flute

Austria

Maria Wieslander

Choral Conductor

Sweden

Hans Wijers

Baritone

The Netherlands

Sietse van Wijgerden

Conductor, Organ

The Netherlands

Tone Wik

Soprano

Norway

Rianne Wilbers

Soprano

The Netherlands

Christina Wilcocks

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Earl Wild

Piano

USA

Hubert Wild

Baritone, Counter-tenor

Germany

Mark Wilde

Tenor

Scotland, UK

William Wildermann

Bass-Baritone

Germany / USA

Gerhard Wilhelm

Choral Conductor

Germany

Horst Wilhelm

Tenor

Germany

Günther Wilhelms [Missing Biography]

Baritone

?

Lawrence Wiliford

Tenor

USA

Elisabeth Wilke

Contralto

Germany

Almut Wilker [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Matthew Wilkie

Bassoon

Australia

Clare Wilkinson

Mezzo-soprano

England

Karen Wilkerson

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Jay Wilkey

Baritone, Conductor

USA

Donald Wilkinson

Bass-Baritone

USA

Stephen Wilkinson

Choral Conductor

England

Jonas Will [Missing Biography]

Boy Alto

?

Barbara Maria Willi

Harpsichord

Czech Republic ?

David Willcocks

Conductor

England

Tannie Willemstijn

Soprano

Holland

Michael Alexander Willens

Conductor

USA (?)

William Byrd Singers (Manchester)

Chamber Choir

England

Douglas Williams

Bass-Baritone

USA

John Williams

Guitar

Australia

John Williams

Bass-Baritone

USA

Roderick Williams

Baritone

England

John Finley Williamson

Choral Conductor

USA

Carel Willink [Missing Biography]

Bass

Holland

Trine Wilsberg Lund

Soprano

Norway

Andrew Wilson

Organ

England

Glen Wilson

Harpsichord, Piano

USA

Neil Wilson

Baritone

USA

Roland Wilson

Conductor, Cornett

England

Steven Caldicott Wilson

Tenor

USA

David Wilson-Johnson

Bass-Baritone

England

Peter Wimberger

Bass-Baritone

Austria

Hans-Georg Wimmer

Baritone

Germany

Gösta Winbergh

Tenor

Sweden

Barbara Winchester

Soprano

USA

Winchester Cathedral Choir

Choir

England

Yaron Windmüller

Baritone

Israel

Windsbacher Knabenchor (WKC)

Boys Choir

Germany

- Soloists of the Windsbacher Knabenchor

   

Johanna Winkel

Soprano

Germany

Jens Winkelmann

Tenor

Germany

Andreas Winkler

Tenor

Italy / Austria

Michael Winkler

Guitar

Switzerland / Germany

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO)

Symphony Orchestra

Canada

Helmut Winschermann

Conductor, Oboe

Germany

Glenn Winslade

Tenor

Australia

Albrecht Winter

Violin, Conductor

Germany

Quade Winter

Tenor

USA

Susanne Winter

Soprano

Germany

Urs Winter

Tenor

Switzerland

Veronika Winter

Soprano

Germany

Lawrence Winters

Baritone

USA

Winterthur Symphony Orchestra / Musikkollegium Winterthur

Symphony Orchestra

Switzerland

Torsten Wirth

Choral Conductor, Organ

Germany

Wisconsin Chamber Choir (WCC)

Chamber Choir

USA

Pieter Wispelwey

Cello

The Netherlands

Richard Wistreich

Bass

England

Ger Withag

Baritone

Holland

Herbert Witherspoon

Bass

USA

Titus Witt

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Udo Witt

Conductor, Organ

Germany

Helmut Wittek

Boy Soprano

Germany

Christoph Wittmann

Tenor

Germany

Simon Witzig

Tenor

Switzerland

Ilton Wjuniski

Harpsichord

Brazil

Ekkehard Wlaschiha

Baritone

Germany

Bohdan Wodiczko

Conductor

Poland

Mattijs van de Woerd

Baritone

Holland

Dorothee Wohlgemuth

Soprano

Germany

Ewa Wolak

Contralto

Poland

Mogens Wöldike

Conductor

Denmark

Lars Woldt

Bass

Germany

Andreas Wolf

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Axel Wolf

Lute

Germany

Elisabeth Wolf [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Ilse Wolf

Soprano

Germany / England

Jürgen Wolf

Conductor, Organ, Harpsichord

Germany

Charlotte Wolf-Matthäus > Lotte Wolf-Matthäus

Contralto

Germany

Lotte Wolf-Matthäus

Contralto

Germany

Martin Wölfel

Tenor

Germany

Beverly Wolff

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Christine Wolff

Soprano

Germany

Ernst Victor Wolff

Piano, Harpsichord

Germany / USA

Henny Wolff

Soprano

Germany

Hugh Wolff

Conductor

France / USA

Karl Wolff

Guitar

USA

Konstantin Wolff

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Charles de Wolff

Conductor, Organ

Holland

Karl Wolfram

Baritone

Germany

Jochen Woll

Conductor

Germany

Eduard Wollitz

Bass

Germany

Eva Wollmann [Missing Biography]

Piano

?

Rolf Wollrad

Bass

Germany

Leonardo Wolovsky

Bass-Baritone

USA

Albert Wong

Piano

USA

Caleb Woo

Baritone

USA

Edward Wood

Piano

USA

Henry J. Wood

Conductor

England

William Wood [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Leslie Woodgate

Chorus Master

England

Ralph Woodward

Conductor, Organ

England

Roger Woodward

Piano

Australia

George Wallace Woodworth

Choral Conductor, Organ

USA

Robert Woolley

Harpsichord, Organ, Fortepiano

England

Delia Woolford

Contralto

England

Barry Wordsworth

Conductor

England

Charles Workman

Tenor

USA

Robert Wörle

Tenor

Germany ?

Marcel Worms

Piano

The Netherlands

Marlene Worms [Missing Biography]

Alto

?

Dominik Wörner

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Frank Wörner

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Cornelia Wosnitza

Soprano

Germany

Annie Woud

Contralto

Holland

Andreas Woyke

Piano

Germany

Stefania Woytowicz

Soprano

Poland

Christopher Wrench

Organ

Australia

Byron Wright

Tenor

USA

David Wright

Harpsichord

England

Gordon Wright

Conductor

USA

Graham Wright

Baritone

USA

Simon Wright

Conductor, Organ

England

Cornelia Wulkopf

Contralto

Germany

Kerstin-Maria Wüller

Soprano

Germany

Heinz Wunderlich

Conductor, Organ, Harpsichord

Germany

Fritz Wunderlich

Tenor

Germany

Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal (SOW)

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Würzburg Ensembles:

   

Würzburger Bach-Chor

Choir

Germany

Monteverdichor Würzburg (MCW)

Choir

Germany

Ökumenischer Hochschulchor Würzburg (MCW)

Choir

Germany

Oratorienchor Würzburg (OCW)

Choir

Germany

--

   

Stephanie Wüst

Soprano

Germany

Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn (WKOH)

Chamber Orchestra

Germany

Erika Wustmann [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Christiane Wuyts

Harpsichord

Belgium

Richard Wyn Roberts

Counter-tenor

England

Ariana Wyatt

Soprano

USA

Walker Wyatt [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Julie Wyma

Soprano

USA

Catherine Wyn-Rogers

Mezzo-soprano, Contralto

England

Simon Wynberg

Guitar

?

Yehudi Wyner

Conductor, Piano, Harpsichord

USA

--

   

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