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Jill Gomez

(b. 1942)


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(b New Amsterdam, Brit. Guiana, 1942).

W. Indian‐born soprano. Opera début Cambridge 1967. GTO 1968 (Adina in L' elisir d' amore); Glyndebourne 1969. Created Flora in The Knot Garden, CG 1970. Débuts: Wexford 1974; ENO 1984. Has sung with EOG, Scottish Opera, WNO, Kent Opera; also concert career, esp. in certain contemp. works, e.g. McCabe's Notturni ed alba and David Matthews's Cantiga, f.p. 1988. Created Duchess in Adès's Powder her Face, 1995.

Subjects: Opera.


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