Warren Ellsworth


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(b Worcester, Mass., 1950; d Houston, 1993).

Amer. tenor. Début Houston Opera as bar. (Malatesta in Don Pasquale), as ten. Houston 1979 (Prince Paul in Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein). Brit. début WNO 1981 and in 1983 sang Parsifal, cond. Goodall; Bayreuth Fest. 1984; CG 1986 (with WNO); ENO (Parsifal). CG (with Royal Opera) 1988. Joined Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 1989, where his roles incl. Don José, Samson, Siegmund, Lohengrin, and Parsifal. Last sang in London 1991.

Subjects: Music.

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