Alexander Young

Tenor. Born 18 October 1920. Died 2 March 2000
Alexander Young
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1920-10-18
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Alexander Young

Alexander Young Biography (Wikipedia)

Alexander Basil Young (18 October 1920 – 5 March 2000) was an English tenor who had an active career performing in concerts and operas from the late 1940s through the early 1970s. He was particularly admired for his performances in the operas of Handel, Mozart, and Rossini, notable the studio recording of Il pirata/ Vincenzo Bellini with Maria Callas and Monica Sinclair in 1961, Kingsway Hall, London (Walter Legge)

In 1953 he performed the role of Tom Rakewell in the United Kingdom premiere of Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress. After retiring from the stage, he served as the head of vocal studies of the Royal Northern College of Music from 1973-1986.

He died in 2000, aged 79.

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Igor Stravinsky
'Do not go gentle into that good night' - In memoriam Dylan Thomas
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'Do not go gentle into that good night' - In memoriam Dylan Thomas
George Baker
If you go in [Iolanthe]
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If you go in [Iolanthe]
Edward Elgar
The Kingdom, Op. 51: part V (feat. Sir Adrian Boult, London Philharmonic Choir, Margaret Price, John Shirley‐Quirk, Yvonne Minton, Alexander Young & London Philharmonic Orchestra)
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The Kingdom, Op. 51: part V (feat. Sir Adrian Boult, London Philharmonic Choir, Margaret Price, John Shirley‐Quirk, Yvonne Minton, Alexander Young & London Philharmonic Orchestra)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1976: Prom 16
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Royal Albert Hall
1976-08-01T18:39:01
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Aug
1976

Proms 1976: Prom 16

15:00
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1974: Prom 44
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/edc8gw
Royal Albert Hall
1974-09-03T18:39:01
3
Sep
1974

Proms 1974: Prom 44

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1973: Prom 40
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Royal Albert Hall
1973-09-01T18:39:01
1
Sep
1973

Proms 1973: Prom 40

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1973: Prom 18
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Royal Albert Hall
1973-08-08T18:39:01
8
Aug
1973

Proms 1973: Prom 18

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Winter Proms 1972–3: Prom 04
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Royal Albert Hall
1973-01-01T18:39:01
1
Jan
1973

Winter Proms 1972–3: Prom 04

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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