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Davies, Benjamin Grey (Ben)

Born: 1858 AD
Died: 1943 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: Welsh
Categories: Singer


1858 - Born on the 6th of January. He was a Welsh operatic tenor.


Studied at the Royal Academy of Music.


1881 - Made his debut in Michael Balfe's The Bohemian Girl.


1887 - Played the male lead in Dorothy, one of his best-known roles.


1891 - He was conducted by Sir Arthur Sullivan in the latter's opera Ivanhoe.


1892 - Made his Covent Garden debut in Faust.


1893 - Performed at the Chicago World's Fair and soon became very popular in the United States.


1943 - Ben Davies died on 28th of March.




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