Robinson, (Peter) Forbes
Robinson, (Peter) Forbes
Robinson, (Peter) Forbes , English bass; b. Macclesfield, May 21, 1926; d. London, May 13, 1987. He studied at Loughborough Coll., then went to Italy and took courses at the La Scala Opera School in Milan. He made his professional debut as Monterone at Covent Garden in London in 1954; later sang at the Aldeburgh Festival and the Edinburgh Festival, and with the English Opera Group, the English National Opera, the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, and the Zürich Opera. He had an extensive repertoire; his roles included Figaro, Boris Godunov, Don Giovanni, King Philip, Claggart in Billy Budd, and Tippett’s King Priam, which role he created in 1962; also appeared widely as a concert artist.
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