Skip to main content

Thomas Hemsley (Baritone)

Born: 12th April 1927, Coalville, Leicestershire

Died: 11th April 2013

Nationality: British

Artist's website: https://www.thomashemsley.org/

Thomas Jeffrey Hemsley, CBE was an English baritone.

Hemsley was born in Coalville, Leicestershire, and attended Ashby de la Zouch Grammar School. He took a degree in natural sciences from Brasenose College, Oxford. He moved to London and became a pupil of Lucie Manén, and also served as a Vicar Choral at St Paul's Cathedral. He made his debut in 1951 as Aeneas in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas at the Mermaid Theatre, London, alongside Kirsten Flagstad as Dido.

Recent Best Sellers: Thomas Hemsley

  • Holst: Savitri, 7 Part-Songs & Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda
    CD: Original price ($12.00) Reduced price $9.75
  • Sir Colin Davis: The Philips Years
    Download from $41.75
  • British Music Collection - Gustav Holst
    2 Presto CDs: $16.25
    Download from $16.75
  • Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
    4 CDs: $48.75
    Download from $40.00
  • Mozart: Don Giovanni, K527
    3 CDs: Original price ($17.50) Reduced price $13.25
    Download from $8.00