10 Fun Or Unknown facts (OK, 12)
1955 Seelig’s singing debut came at the age of 4, standing on the piano bench at his home in Fort Worth, Texas surrounded by a family of professional Southern Baptists.
1965 His voice began to change. He switched to playing string bass in the orchestra, waiting for the massive register shifts to even out!
1974 Moved to Salzburg, Austria, where he received a Diploma in Lieder and Oratorio from the Mozarteum and ate untold amounts of strudel.
1980 Moved to Switzerland as a full-time opera singer for the Swiss National Opera as lead baritone at the Staatsoper in St. Gallen, Switzerland. This time, it was cheese!
Performed for Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, Dallas, 1992. Lucky Queen!
1994 PBS chronicled TCC’s efforts to cope with the grief in After Goodbye: An AIDS Story. It went on to win the national Emmy.
In 1996, he carried the Olympic torch as a community hero citing his activism in the LGBTQ and AIDS communities. He has not run since.
In 1999, he conducted the Guinness World Record for the World's Longest Choral Concert as declared by Guinness World Records. It lasted for just over 20 hours.
In 2009, Seelig planned the 80th Birthday Bash for his friend, Dr. Maya Angelou.
In 2011, he was featured in a segment on the John Stewart TV show defending his new home, San Francisco.
2018 Conducted the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra!
In 2019, he is riding the rocket that is the documentary: GAY CHORUS DEEP SOUTH.