Jannie Moolman (born in KwaZulu-Natal) is a South African singer. He sings opera and Afrikaans songs and is popular for being a celebrity coach on Supersterre (season 3).
After obtaining a degree from a prestigious university, he kicked off his opera career. He is known to many for being the brain behind several hits.
As a presenter, Moolman appeared on the television program titled Kom ons Karaoke. It aired on the Afrikaans television channel kykNET.
|Full Name:||Jannie Moolman|
|Place of Birth:||South Africa|
|Wife • Spouse:||Annake de Villiers (div.2010)|
|Alma mater:||University of the Free State|
Jannie Moolman was born in the coastal province of South African – Kwazulu Natal. In 1990, he officially started his career in opera.
He attended the University of the Free State and graduated with a degree in Communication.
Two years into his opera career, he started as a soloist at the Pretoria State Theatre in 1992. There he made several appearances in stage productions.
Jannie Moolman made his first appearance in Cape Town in The Count Of Luxembourg in 1994. In the opera, he played the role of Rene and since then he has appeared in other operas.
Some of his opera credits include Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Pinkerton (Madam Butterfly) and Don José (Carmen). He dropped his first solo album – Jannie Moolman (2003). The album was a blend of opera with lighter music.
He dropped another album two years later and gave it the title Hoeveld Kleure (Highveld Colors) in 2007. After another two years, in 2007, he dropped another album Ek Kom Huistoe (I Come Home).
As a singer, Jannie Moolman was active in the group Ons Eie Drie Tenore (Our Own Three Tenors). He has also had collaborations with other Afrikaans singers including Ruda Hugo.
They collaborated in the stage production Ge Korsten: Hoor My Lied (Hear My Song) at the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival. Jannie has also made an appearance in other musical productions like Klassieke Pelle. Janice Honeyman is the writer behind the production.
He entered the Marsala International Singing competition Sangkompetisie in Italy. He completed the competition and emerged as second.
Moolman finished third in the Belvedere International Singing Competition in Wenen.
The Living Years
In Die Hoëveld
World in Union
Keeping The Dream Alive
The Greatest Show
Love Changes Everything
Boereplaas / Jantjie Pieterse
Elvis Presley Tribute
Hou Aan Met Glo
You Are The Song
You’ll Never Find
E Piu Ti Penso
Lied Van Vrede
Die Seewind Bring Heimwee
Konsertina Vastrap Keurspel
Ons Winter is Verby
- Der Rosonkavalier
- Lucia di Lammermoor
- Le Nozzi de Figaro
- Der Fliegende Holländer
- Manon Lescaut
- Fidelio Salomé
Moolman was married to Annake de Villiers until their divorce in 2010. His ex-wife was a violinist, she died after committing suicide two years after the divorce in 2012.
A KKNK award, with Dozi, for the artists who caused the biggest commotion at the festival. An FNB Vita Life Award for the Most Promising Sanger for his role as Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor (1992).
The State Theatre/SAA Opera Foundation Award (1993). An FNB Vita Life Award for the Best Performance by a Male Singer (1997).
An FNB Vita Life Award for his portrayal of Dominee Venter in Roelof Temmingh’s Buchuland (1998). In 1999 he also an FNB Vita Life Award for his performance as Prince Karl Franz in The Student Price.
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