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Davies, Benjamin Grey

Born: 1858 AD
Died: 1943 AD
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.