Beddoe, Dan, Welsh-American tenor; b. Aberaman, March 16, 1863; d. N.Y., Dec. 26, 1937. He won a gold medal and first prize as tenor soloist in the Royal Welsh National Eisteddfod when he was 19, and pursued vocal instruction in Cleveland, Pittsburgh, N.Y., and London. He first attracted notice in the U.S. as a singer with choirs and in oratorio performances. In 1903 he appeared as soloist in the Berlioz Requiem under Dam-rosch’s direction in N.Y., and subsequently toured widely in the U.S. and England. From 1919 to 1935 he also taught at the Cincinnati Cons, of Music.
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