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Charles Burles

Charles Burles (21 June 1936 – 22 August 2021) was a French lyric tenor, primarily associated with the French repertory, both opera and operetta.

Burles was born in Marseille, France, and as a child was taken to see opera by his father, an amateur musician and clown who worked on the local tram system. He undertook vocal studies there with Léon Cazauran. He made his stage debut in 1958, in Toulon. The following year he appeared at the Opéra de Marseille, as Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia.

In the ensuing years, after national service, he sang mainly in Marseille expanding his repertory, with a few guest appearances in Lyon, Turin, and Venice. He made his debut at the Opéra-Comique in 1970, and at the Paris Opéra in 1971. His roles at these two houses included: Lindoro, Nemorino, Ernesto, George Brown, Chapelou, Vincent, Nadir, Gérard, Tonio, Arturo, etc. He also sang in several Jacques Offenbach operettas, and appeared in Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, and Israel.A stylish singer, with a light and attractive voice, he can be heard on several recordings of French opera and operetta released by EMI France, often partnering Mady Mesplé, the most famous being Lakmé, under Alain Lombard, in 1970, in which he sings the role of Gérald. He also recorded the small role of Hadji in the same opera, opposite Natalie Dessay in 1998. He died in his home town.

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Some of their strengths

Charles Burles has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Intelligent, Intuitive, Imaginative, Emotional, Passionate, Creative, and Compassionate.

Charming and Quick-witted

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Charles Burles is someone who is a charming, quick-witted, and energetic person who combines passion and intelligence with an ability to feel what others are feeling and to effectively communicate with them. A person who is a bit of a "lone wolf".

Strong and Resilient

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Charles Burles well know them as someone who can be strong, expansive, and stable like a big tree.

Imaginative and Sentimental

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Charles Burles as someone who is imaginative, sentimental, and in touch with emotions.

A person who has extremely good memory and analytical skills, likes to make sure that everyone gets along, enjoys all kinds of situations and people, has a talent for travel and languages, and who makes lifelong friends.

Realistic and Skillful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Charles Burles is someone who is able to separate emotions from reality, see the world in terms of right or wrong, and who is very good at getting things done.

They are also someone who is charismatic, compassionate, and understanding, and who is interested in expressing themselves through writing, public speaking, or teaching.

Logical and Reasonable

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Charles Burles tends to be someone who is understanding, logical, and reasonable. Who can be intellectual and intuitive, speak the truth at any cost, be witty and sociable, and live life to its fullest.

Some of Charles Burles's challenges

While Charles Burles has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Charles Burles can be Irritable, Hypocritical, Self-centered, Emotional, Standoffish, Moody, and Money-oriented.

Hypocritical and Self-centered

One of Charles Burles's key challenges is that they are someone who can be perceived as hypocritical and self-centered.

Charles Burles must also exercise caution as they can be short-tempered and aggressive, and can have difficulty dealing with responsibility, authority, or criticism.

Irritable and Moody

Charles Burles is someone who can be irritable and moody, have a tendency to experience self-doubt, be too secretive, can take too many risks, and who can have an extreme approach to managing personal finances.

Indecisive and Distracted

Finally, Charles Burles also can have a hard time staying focused and can easily become restless.

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