HELLO AND WELCOME TO MY SITE. MY NAME IS ASHOT ARAKELYAN. I’M A RECORD COLLECTOR. FORGOTTEN OPERA SINGERS IS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE AND THE ONLY WEBSITE ENCYCLOPEDIA ON WORLD WIDE WEB. IT PROVIDES BIOGRAPHIES, CHRONOLOGICAL INFORMATION AND PHOTOS TO OVER 2500 OPERA SINGERS. ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS ARE WELCOME AND WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED.
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