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David Ward

voc, 1922-1983 GB, Dumbarton
Singer / Musician of Classical

David Ward, CBE (1922-1983) was an opera singer with a bass voice.Ward was born on 3 July 1922 in Dumbarton, Scotland. During World War II he was in the Royal Navy, and trained at the Royal College of Music under Clive Carey from between 1950 to 1952.He appeared as a "castaway" on the BBC Radio programme Desert Island Discs on 29 May 1967, and was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1972.He died on 16 July 1983 in Dunedin, New Zealand, and was later described by Opera Scotland as "one of the most important Scottish singers of recent decades".

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Bass
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Pelléas Et MélisandePierre Boulez, Claude Debussy, Elisabeth Söderström, George Shirley, Donald McIntyre, David Ward, Yvonne Minton, Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden1991Album
Excerpts From St John PassionJohann Sebastian Bach, Peter Pears, David Ward, David Willcocks1963Album
La WalkyrieRichard Wagner, Birgit Nilsson, Gré Brouwenstijn, Rita Gorr, Jon Vickers, George London, David Ward, The London Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf1962Album
Messiah ExcerptsGeorg Friedrich Händel, Joan Sutherland, Kenneth McKellar, Grace Bumbry, David Ward, The London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus, Sir Adrian Boult1962Album
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel - Joan Sutherland, Kenneth McKellar, Grace Bumbry, David Ward, The London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus, Sir Adrian Boult1961Album
Excerpts From St John PassionJohann Sebastian Bach, Peter Pears, David Ward, David Willcocks1960Album
Arias y Coros de "El Mesias"Georg Friedrich Händel, Joan Sutherland, Grace Bumbry, Kenneth McKellar, David Ward, The London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian BoultAlbum
Das Schönste Aus Händels MessiasGeorg Friedrich Händel, Joan Sutherland, Kenneth McKellar, Grace Bumbry, David Ward, The London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus, Sir Adrian BoultAlbum
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