Italian gossip site reports the superstar tenor and pop icon are an item. An Italian gossip site has reported that superstar tenor Jonas Kaufmann is dating pop icon Madonna. Jonas Kaufmann. Kaufmann announced that he had separated from his wife, mezzo-soprano Margarete Joswig, earlier this year on his website, and Madonna, who has had a series of toyboy relationships in the past few years since her split from former husband Guy Richie, is also currently single.
Jonas Kaufmann: the world's greatest tenor
Jonas Kaufmann keeps his personality hidden in this unexceptional documentary - review
Jonas Kaufmann born 10 July is a German operatic tenor. He has also sung leading tenor roles in the operas of Richard Wagner in Germany and abroad, most notably at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Kaufmann was born in Munich. His father worked for an insurance company, and his mother was a kindergarten teacher. He had one older sister. He started studying piano when he was eight, and he sang in his elementary school choir.
When Kaufmann met Madonna
Jonas Kaufmann , though now a year-old with a greying beard, is absurdly handsome. Not quite as gorgeous in the flesh as he is in the moody cover shots that accompany his new Puccini CD, but unquestionably a bit of a looker, with taut frame and perfect cheekbones. It is his blessing and his curse. When I see him at La Scala in one of those invariably unfulfilling concerts — Puccini arias interspersed with orchestral interludes — I wonder about all the adulation. These concerts to promote his new disc are the exception, not the rule.
Please refresh the page and retry. Director John Bridcut followed him through a series of globe-trotting triumphs, interspersed with the usual snatches of interview and talking heads briefly including myself spouting compliments and platitudes. Realising he had forgotten his sword, he sprinted back to the dressing room to collect it — and it emerged that this incident that would have reduced others to blind panic or screaming rage was for him apparently only a great laugh.