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John Rhys Evans

Welsh baritone

Died when: 79 years 119 days (951 months)
Star Sign: Virgo


John Rhys Evans

John Rhys Evans (5 September 1930 – 2 January 2010) was a Welsh baritone noted for operatic roles including the leading man in the Merry Widow, the King in The Vagabond King, Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro;

Don Carlos in Ernani, and leading roles in L'elisir d'amore, Madame Butterfly, I Pagliacci, La Boheme, The Gypsy Baron, Carmen, Die Fledermaus and Don Giovanni.

He sang more than 40 different roles in the course of his career, which lasted from his first public appearance in 1953 to 1994.

He sang as a soloist at the Investiture of the Prince of Wales at Caernarvon Castle in 1969.He was the half-brother of the opera singer Sir Geraint Evans.

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