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Richard Van Allan

(1935—2008)


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(b Clipstone, Notts., 1935; d London, 2008).

Eng. bass. Glyndebourne ch. 1964 (John Christie Award 1966). Glyndebourne début 1966 (2nd Priest, 2nd Armed Man in Die Zauberflöte). CG début 1971. Has sung with ENO, WNO, Paris Opéra, Wexford Fest. Ochs in Der Rosenkavalier for first time at San Diego 1976. Dir., Nat. Opera Studio, 1986–2002. CBE 2002.

Subjects: Opera.


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