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Kazakh-German bass-baritone Oleg Bryzhak was born on 27 October 1960 in Jezkazgan, Kazakhstan, in the former USSR. He moved to Germany in 1991 to join Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, and from 1996 he was a soloist with Düsseldorf-based Deutsche Oper am Rhein.
He died, aged fifty-four, along with colleague Maria Radner on 24 March 2015 in the Germanwings Flight 9525 air crash in the French Alps, whilst returning from singing in Wagner's Siegfried at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona.