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Parry Jones

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 27802  Mendelssohn: Elijah

Parry Jones was born in Blaina, Wales, in 1891 and died in London in 1963. he studied at the Royal College of Music and elsewhere, joined the D’Oyly-Carte Opera Company in 1915 and sang with the Carl Rosa company from 1919 to 1922. His Covent Garden début was in 1921, leading to a very successful career on the stage where he sang in many major productions including the English premières of Wozzeck and Mathis der Maler, to name but two. He was a regular member of Covent Garden Opera from 1949 to 1953. parry jones