Robert Lloyd

(b. 1940)

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(b Southend‐on‐Sea, 1940).

Eng. bass‐baritone. Début London (Univ. Coll.) 1969 (Don Fernando in Beethoven's Leonore). SW 1969–72. Glyndebourne début 1972; CG from 1972; La Scala 1976; S. Francisco 1975; NY Met début 1988. Munich Critics' Prize 1979. Sang Gurnemanz in Syberberg film of Parsifal, 1981. First Briton to sing Boris at Kirov Opera, 1990. Fine interpreter of Winterreise. Recorded Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius with Boult. CBE 1991.

Subjects: Opera.

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