Der Neugierige (from Die Schöne Müllerin)
Soloist: Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears
Opera singer - tenor
The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is the distinguished tenor Anthony Rolfe Johnson. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his Methodist upbringing in the East End of London, his years as a farmer in Sussex and explaining why he was 29 years old before he took his enormous talent for singing seriously.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
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