Parry Jones

tenor

Parry Jones was born in Blaina, Wales, in 1891 and died in London in 1963. he studied at the Royal College of Music and elsewhere, joined the D’Oyly-Carte Opera Company in 1915 and sang with the Carl Rosa company from 1919 to 1922.

His Covent Garden début was in 1921, leading to a very successful career on the stage where he sang in many major productions including the English premières of Wozzeck and Mathis der Maler, to name but two. He was a regular member of Covent Garden Opera from 1949 to 1953.

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