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Forgotten Opera Singers
Jun 22, 2015
Ben Davies (Tenor) (Pontardawe, Swansea 6 January 1858 – Bath, Bristol 28 March 1943)
He was a pupil of Alberto Randegger in London. In 1879 he gave in
first concert. He made his debut in 1881 as a member of Carl Rosa Opera Company
in ‘’The Bohemian Girl’’ of Balfe.
G&T, London 1901-11 I'll sing thee songs of Araby (Clay) 2-2501 1121b G&T, London 1902-11-11 To Mary (White) 2-2778 2720b
G&T, London 1903-03 Faust (Gounod): Salve dimora 02004 36c Pathé cylinders & discs, London 1903/1904 To Mary (White) 60001 Paulus (Mendelssohn): Be thou faithful unto death 60029 Sally in our alley (Carey) 60013
Columbia, London 1917
Drink to me only with thine eyes (words: Ben Jonson) 7351 75947
I'll sing thee songs of Araby (Clay) 7351 75956