Margaret Price


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(b Blackwood, nr. Tredegar, Wales, 1941; d Cardigan, 2011).

Welsh soprano. Member of Ambrosian Singers 1960–2. Opera début as Cherubino with WNO 1962 and at CG 1963. Guest singer, especially in Mozart roles, in leading opera houses. Débuts: Glyndebourne 1966; Amer. (S. Francisco) 1969; NY Met 1985; Salzburg Fest. 1975. Has recorded Isolde with C. Kleiber. Noted Lieder singer. CBE 1982. DBE 1992.

Subjects: Music.

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