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Geraint Evans


Who is Geraint Evans?

Geraint Evans: Sir Geraint Llewellyn Evans was a Welsh baritone or bass-baritone noted for operatic roles including Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, and the title roles in Falstaff and Wozzeck. He sang more than 70 different roles in a career that lasted from his first appearance at Covent Garden in 1948 to his farewell there in 1984.

  • also known as Evans, Geraint
  • born on (93 years ago) in Cilfynydd
  • died on (23 years ago)
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Google previewThe Tears of Sovereignty (2013)

Perspectives of Power in Renaissance Drama by Philip Lorenz

Geraint Evans refers to Sebastián de Covarrubias's Tesoro de la Lengua Castellana o Española, in Which Covarrubias Writes that “Honor vale le mesmo que honra.” “Masculinities and Honour in Los Cornendadores de Córdoba,” in A ...

Google previewA Companion to Arthurian Literature (2012)

by Helen Fulton

Geraint Evans is a member of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain (2017)

by Sian Echard, Robert Rouse

GERAINT EVANS Swansea University, Wales The ship of fools is an allegory of human frailty in which a ship, or a fleet of ships, is adrift on the sea of life without direction or purpose. The image originates with Plato, in book VI of The Republic, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Music (2013)

by Michael Kennedy, Tim Rutherford-Johnson, Joyce Kennedy

Richard Lewis, Geraint Evans, James Bowman, Janet Baker, Joan Sutherland, and Anna Reynolds. Ceased 1985. Handford, Maurice (b Salisbury, 1929; ...

Google previewThe Christmas Encyclopedia, 3d ed. (2001)

by William D. Crump

Operatic version created for Welsh television, starring Sir Geraint Evans as Scrooge. Libretto by John Morgan. Music by Norman Kay. Produced and directed by Michael Hayes. Harlech Television. 55 min. Video N/A. A Christmas Carol ( 1981).

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