General director of the Houston Grand Opera from 1972 until 2005. He was named director of the San Francisco Opera in 2006.He was president of OPERA America. He continued on its board once his term ended.He presented a version of Dolores Claiborne, based on the novel by Stephen King, at the San Francisco Opera.BEFORE FAME
He attended Brown University, where he was a member of the Jabberwocks, and Columbia University.PERSONAL LIFE
He had three children named Meredith, Lauren, and Adam.FUN FACTS
Entrepreneur David Gockley were born on Tuesday, birthstone is Ruby, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of Goat, it is 178 days until David Gockley next birthday.