Peter Glossop


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(b Sheffield, 1928; d Lyme Regis, 2008).

Eng. baritone. Opera début in Sheffield 1949 (Coppélius/Dr Miracle in Les contes d' Hoffmann). Joined SW ch. 1952. Member SW Opera, 1952–62, CG 1962–5, thereafter guest singer at leading opera houses. Won int. comp. for young singers, Sofia, 1961; Verdi gold medal, Parma, 1964. Débuts: La Scala 1965; NY 1967; Met 1971; Vienna 1968; Salzburg Fest. 1970.

Subjects: Opera.

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