Johan Botha (1965–2016)
Johan Botha as Siegmund at the Bayreuth Festival. Photo: Bayreuther Festspiele
Johan Botha (19 August 1965 – 8 September 2016) has performed at leading opera venues around the world, such as the Bayreuth Festival, Metropolitan Opera, Vienna State Opera, Royal Opera House (London), La Scala and the Salzburg Festival. He died of cancer on 8 September 2016 at the age of 51.