Jon Vickers

(b. 1926)

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(b Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, 1926).

Canadian tenor. Sang with Toronto SO. Opera début Toronto, 1952 (Duke in Rigoletto). Débuts: CG 1957; Bayreuth 1958; S. Francisco 1959; NY Met 1960; La Scala 1961; Salzburg Fest. 1966. Outstanding Tristan, Peter Grimes, Florestan, Siegmund, etc.

Subjects: Opera.

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