Evans was born in Cilfynydd, the only son of William John Evans (1899–1978), a coal miner, and his wife, Charlotte May, née Thomas (1901–1923). His family was Welsh speaking, and Evans spoke Welsh before he learned English.On leaving school, aged 14, he worked as a window dresser for the High Class Ladies' Wear store in Pontypridd. In his spare time, he took singing lessons in Cardiff from Idloes Owen, who went on to found the Welsh National Opera as well as singing with the local Methodist choir and the local amateur dramatic society. On the outbreak of World War II, he volunteered for the Royal Air Force; he was trained as a radio mechanic, but also took part in services entertainments. After the war he worked for the British Forces Radio Network in Hamburg, where he sang with the radio

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  • Evans was born in Cilfynydd, the only son of William John Evans (1899–1978), a coal miner, and his wife, Charlotte May, née Thomas (1901–1923). His family was Welsh speaking, and Evans spoke Welsh before he learned English.On leaving school, aged 14, he worked as a window dresser for the High Class Ladies' Wear store in Pontypridd. In his spare time, he took singing lessons in Cardiff from Idloes Owen, who went on to found the Welsh National Opera as well as singing with the local Methodist choir and the local amateur dramatic society. On the outbreak of World War II, he volunteered for the Royal Air Force; he was trained as a radio mechanic, but also took part in services entertainments. After the war he worked for the British Forces Radio Network in Hamburg, where he sang with the radio chorus and took lessons from the baritone Theo Herrmann. He then studied with Fernando Carpi in Geneva and at the Guildhall School of Music in London with Walter Hyde. (en)
  • Geraint Evans (Sir Geraint Llewellyn Evans) (16 de febrero de 1922 – 19 de septiembre de 1992) fue un destacadísimo barítono gales famoso por sus interpretaciones de Figaro, Papageno, Falstaff, Dulcamara, Don Pasquale, Don Pizarro, Leporello y Wozzeck. Cantó más de 70 personajes y su carrera se extendió entre 1948-1984 actuando principalmente en el Covent Garden, en el Festival de Glyndebourne y en La Scala, París, San Francisco, Metropolitan Opera y el Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires. En 1969 fue condecorado Caballero del Imperio Británico. En 1984 Evans publicó sus memorias: A Knight at the Opera. Deja un vasto legado discográfico. (es)
  • Sir Geraint Evans (16 février 1922 - 19 septembre 1992), baryton d'origine galloise, il a chanté plus de 70 rôles au cours d'une carrière internationale qui a duré de 1948 jusqu'en 1983. (fr)
  • Sir Geraint Llewellyn Evans (16 de fevereiro de 1922 - 19 de setembro de 1992) foi um barítono galês famoso por interpretar os papéis de Figaro em Le Nozze di Figaro, Papageno de Die Zauberflöte, Falstaff e Wozzeck. (pt)
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  • 1922-2-16
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  • Sir Geraint Evans (16 février 1922 - 19 septembre 1992), baryton d'origine galloise, il a chanté plus de 70 rôles au cours d'une carrière internationale qui a duré de 1948 jusqu'en 1983. (fr)
  • Sir Geraint Llewellyn Evans (16 de fevereiro de 1922 - 19 de setembro de 1992) foi um barítono galês famoso por interpretar os papéis de Figaro em Le Nozze di Figaro, Papageno de Die Zauberflöte, Falstaff e Wozzeck. (pt)
  • Evans was born in Cilfynydd, the only son of William John Evans (1899–1978), a coal miner, and his wife, Charlotte May, née Thomas (1901–1923). His family was Welsh speaking, and Evans spoke Welsh before he learned English.On leaving school, aged 14, he worked as a window dresser for the High Class Ladies' Wear store in Pontypridd. In his spare time, he took singing lessons in Cardiff from Idloes Owen, who went on to found the Welsh National Opera as well as singing with the local Methodist choir and the local amateur dramatic society. On the outbreak of World War II, he volunteered for the Royal Air Force; he was trained as a radio mechanic, but also took part in services entertainments. After the war he worked for the British Forces Radio Network in Hamburg, where he sang with the radio (en)
  • Geraint Evans (Sir Geraint Llewellyn Evans) (16 de febrero de 1922 – 19 de septiembre de 1992) fue un destacadísimo barítono gales famoso por sus interpretaciones de Figaro, Papageno, Falstaff, Dulcamara, Don Pasquale, Don Pizarro, Leporello y Wozzeck. Cantó más de 70 personajes y su carrera se extendió entre 1948-1984 actuando principalmente en el Covent Garden, en el Festival de Glyndebourne y en La Scala, París, San Francisco, Metropolitan Opera y el Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires. En 1969 fue condecorado Caballero del Imperio Británico. Deja un vasto legado discográfico. (es)
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  • Geraint Evans (en)
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  • Geraint Evans (fr)
  • Geraint Evans (pt)
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