Forbes Robinson


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(b Macclesfield, 1926; d London, 1987).

Eng. bass. Opera début CG 1954 (Monterone in Rigoletto). Prin. bass, CG. Created title‐role in King Priam, 1962. Took speaking part of Moses in Moses und Aron, 1965. Guest singer with WNO, notably as Claggart in Billy Budd and as Boris Godunov.

Subjects: Opera.

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