Boy sopranos

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Michael Jackson
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    Michael Jackson

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    Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.


  2. Paris Jackson
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    Paris Jackson

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    Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.


  3. Prince Michael
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    Prince Michael

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    Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.


  4. David Hemmings
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    David Hemmings

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    David Edward Leslie Hemmings (18 November 1941 – 3 December 2003) was an English film, theatre and television actor as well as a film and television director and producer. He and his manager created the Hemdale Film Corporation in 1967.


  5. Prince Michael II
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    Prince Michael II

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    Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.


  6. Aled Jones
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    Aled Jones

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    Aled Jones MBE (born 29 December 1970) is a Welsh singer best known for his television work with BBC and ITV as well as his radio work, mainly for BBC Radio 2.


  7. Charles Hawtrey
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    Charles Hawtrey

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    George Frederick Joffre Hartree (30 November 1914 – 27 October 1988), known as Charles Hawtrey, was an English comedy actor and musician.


  8. Bobby Breen
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    Bobby Breen

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    Bobby Breen (born November 4, 1927) is a Canadian-born former actor and singer who reached major popularity as a child star in the 1930s.


  9. Joseph McManners
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    Joseph McManners

    203 views


  10. Andrew Johnston (singer)
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    Andrew Johnston (singer)

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    Andrew Johnston (born 23 September 1994) is a British singer who rose to fame when he appeared as a boy soprano on the second series of the UK television talent show Britain's Got Talent in 2008. Although he did not win the competition, he received a contract to record with Syco Music, a label owned by the Britain's Got Talent judge Simon Cowell. Johnston's debut album, One Voice, was released in September of the same year, and reached number four on the UK Albums Chart. Although Johnston originally performed as a treble, his voice has since matured to baritone, and he is now a member of the National Youth Choir.


  11. Chet Allen
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    Chet Allen

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    Chet Allen (May 6, 1939 – June 17, 1984) was an American child actor of the 1950s known for his role as Amahl in Gian Carlo Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors, the first opera written for television, which he made with the NBC Opera Theatre.


  12. Paul Miles-Kingston
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    Paul Miles-Kingston

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    Paul Miles-Kingston (born 8 April 1972, in London, England), is a British singer who achieved fame as a boy soprano classical singer.


  13. Graham Payn
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    Graham Payn

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    Graham Payn (25 April 1918 – 4 November 2005) was a South African-born English actor and singer, also known for being the life partner of the playwright Noël Coward. Beginning as a boy soprano, Payn later made a career as a singer and actor in the works of Coward and others. After Coward's death, Payn ran the Coward Estate for 22 years.


  14. Darien Angadi
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    Darien Angadi

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    Darien Robert Kabir Angadi (19 March 1949 - 5 December 1981) was an English actor.


  15. Anthony Way
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    Anthony Way

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    Anthony Way (born 14 December 1982) is an English chorister and classical singer who shot to fame after appearing as a chorister in a BBC TV series. He has since had success as a recording artist, with gold and platinum discs to his credit.


  16. Peter Auty
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    Peter Auty

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    Peter Robert Auty (born 4 November 1969) is an English operatic tenor who has worked with most of the major opera companies in Britain and a number of companies in continental Europe.


  17. The Choirboys
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    The Choirboys

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    The Choirboys is an English boy band, made up of cathedral choristers. In 2005, a talent search was held to find a young chorister to bring choral music into the current music scene. However, the judges could not decide which of the three finalists should be given the recording contract and decided to assemble them as a trio.


  18. Robin Blaze
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    Robin Blaze

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    Robin Blaze (born 1971 in Manchester) is an English countertenor.


  19. James Westman
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    James Westman

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    James Westman (born September 16, 1972) is a Canadian baritone known for his interpretation of the Verdi, Puccini and bel canto operatic repertoire, and particularly his signature role of Germont in La traviata, which he has sung in over 150 performances, with opera companies such as San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Graz Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Opéra de Montréal, Los Angeles Opera, Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, Canadian Opera Company, Boston Lyric Opera, Cologne Opera, Vancouver Opera, English National Opera, San Diego Opera, Dallas Opera, Utah Opera, and Opera Theatre of St. Louis. On January 29, 2011 Westman created the lead role of Sandy Keith In the world premiere of Bramwell Tovey's The Inventor. As a recitalist, he has performed for the Marilyn Horne Foundation, Aldeburgh Connection, Aldeburgh Festival, Musikverein, Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Morgan Library & Museum, Carnegie Hall, Saito Kinen Festival in Japan, Stratford Summer Music, British Broadcasting Corporation, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Westman first came to attention at the age of twelve when he was the first boy soprano to perform and record Mahler 4th Symphony with Benjamin Zander and the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra in 1984. Westman is regularly featured as the Anthem singer for the Toronto Maple Leafs and numerous other NHL franchises. Four of Westman's recordings have been nominated for a Juno Award. Two recordings nominated for a Grammy Award.


  20. Roy Goodman
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    Roy Goodman

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    Roy Goodman (born 26 January 1951) is an English conductor and violinist, specialising in the performance and direction of early music. He became internationally famous as the 12-year-old boy treble soloist in the March 1963 recording of Allegri's Miserere with the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, under David Willcocks.


  21. Nikhil Korula
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    Nikhil Korula

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    Nikhil Korula (born December 27, 1978) is an Indian American singer-songwriter, bandleader, and label owner, known as founder and front-man of The Nikhil Korula Band, or NK Band.


  22. Jack Topping
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    Jack Topping

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    Jack Topping (born c. 2002) is an English chorister who came to public attention during 2013 for his solo vocal performances. Topping comes from Liverpool and is a member of the choir of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. He released his debut studio album Wonderful World in November 2013.


  23. Horace Stevens
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    Horace Stevens

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    Horace Ernest Stevens (26 October 1876 – 18 November 1950) was an Australian bass-baritone opera singer, army officer during the First World War, singing teacher, and sculler.


  24. Thomas Jesty
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    Thomas Jesty

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    Thomas Jesty (born 1990/1991) is a treble and Head Quirister at the Winchester College Chapel Choir and BBC Young Chorister of the Year 2004. Both he and Harry Sever (the 2003 winner) had solos on the December 2004 album "Hear My Prayer". They also took part in the United Kingdom's biggest fundraising concert in aid of the victims of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami.


  25. Ernest Lough
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    Ernest Lough

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    Ernest Arthur Lough (pronounced "Luff"; 17 November 1911 – 22 February 2000) was an English boy soprano who sang the famous solo "O for the Wings of a Dove" from Mendelssohn's "Hear My Prayer" for the Gramophone Company (later HMV and then EMI) in 1927. The record became HMV's biggest seller for 1927, and made the piece, the choir and the soloist world famous. The original master recording wore out and a second version had to be recorded to replace it in 1928. In 1962, it became EMI's first million-selling classical record, earning it "gold disc" status.




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