Anthony Holden - Opera Translator at English National Opera

Anthony Holden


Anthony Holden is the author of nearly 40 books on a wide range of subjects, including biographies of Shakespeare, Tchaikovsky, Lorenzo da Ponte, Laurence Olivier and Leigh Hunt, as well as translations of Ancient Greek plays and poetry.


Career Highlights

With Amanda Holden, Anthony has also made English translations of Don Giovanni (also for Jonathan Miller at ENO) and La bohème.

The author of several books about poker, including the best-selling Big Deal, he has recently co-edited (with his son Ben) another bestseller, the anthology Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, soon followed by Poems that Make Grown Women Cry.

Last updated: 3rd October 2023

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