Elizabeth Harwood

(1938—1990) singer

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(b Barton Seagrave, 1938; d Ingatestone, Essex, 1990).

Eng. soprano. Won Ferrier Prize 1960. Opera début Glyndebourne 1960 (Second Boy in Die Zauberflöte). SW 1961–5; CG début 1967; Salzburg Fest. 1970; NY Met 1976. Particularly fine Strauss singer. Recorded title‐role in Die lustige Witwe with Karajan and Tytania in A Midsummer Night's Dream, cond. Britten. Also outstanding exponent of oratorio (Handel, Elgar), and of English song.

Subjects: Opera.

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