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Jon Vickers

Jon Vickers

Tenor

The dramatic tenor Jon Vickers was born in Saskatchewan in 1926 and spent the early part of his career in his native Canada before his Covent Garden debut in 1957 (as Riccardo in Un ballo in maschera) launched an international career which would span three decades and see him appearing regularly in the most taxing roles at houses including Bayreuth, La Scala and the Metropolitan Opera.

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 Obituary, Jon Vickers (1926-2015)

Katherine pays tribute to the great Canadian dramatic tenor, who died on Friday.

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