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Inia Te Wiata

Inia Te Wiata (June 10, 1915 Otaki-June 26, 1971 London) also known as Inia Morehu Tauhia Watene Iarahi Waihurihia Te Wiata or Inia Wiata was a New Zealand opera singer, actor, artist, visual artist and music artist. He had seven children, Rima Te Wiata, Kirikowhai Te Wiata, Hinemoan' Te Wiata, Iwikau Te Wiata, Gloria Te Wiata, Budgie Te Wiata and Inja Te Wiata jnr..

Inia Te Wiata was best known for his performances in operas such as Porgy and Bess and The Barber of Seville. He also performed as a soloist with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition to his musical talent, he was also a skilled artist and his paintings were exhibited in several art galleries. In 1960, he became the first Maori artist to have a painting exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Inia Te Wiata was also a keen advocate for Maori culture and was instrumental in the establishment of the Tamaki Maori Village in Rotorua, New Zealand. Despite his success as an artist and performer, he faced racism throughout his life and was often denied opportunities due to his Maori heritage. Inia Te Wiata passed away in 1971 while on tour in London.

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