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Davies, Tudor

Davies, Tudor

Davies, Tudor , Welsh tenor; b. Cymmer, Nov. 12, 1892; d. London, April 2, 1958. He studied in Cardiff and at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He appeared at the Old Vic; joined the British National Opera Co. in 1922; created the title role in Hugh the Drover by Vaughan Williams (London, July 14, 1924); in 1928 he sang in the U.S. with the Civic Opera in Philadelphia. He then was a principal singer with the Old Vic and the Sadler’s Wells Opera (1931–41); was a member of the Carl Rosa Opera Co. (1941–46); also appeared in concerts.

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