Kenneth John BOWEN

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1932-08-03
Education Llanelli GS, UC Wales Aberystwyth (BA), St John's Coll Cambridge (MA, MusB), Inst of Educn Univ of London
Books & Publications
Recreations golf, walking, theatre, wine
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Style Dr Kenneth Bowen
Career Flying Offr Educn Branch RAF 1958-60; prof of singing Royal Acad of Music 1967-98 (head of vocal studies 1987-91); conductor: London Welsh Chorale 1983-2008, London Welsh Festival Chorus 1987-90; former concert and operatic tenor (ret 1988); debut Tom Rakewell New Opera Co Sadler's Wells 1957; appeared: Promenade concerts, Three Choirs Festival, Aldeburgh and other maj festivals; performed at: Royal Opera House, ENO, WNO, Glyndebourne Touring Opera, English Opera Gp, English Music Theatre, Kent Opera, Handel Opera Soc; numerous recordings and int appearances (Europe, USA, Canada, Israel, Far East), winner first prize Munich Int Competition and Queen's prize; adjudicator Royal Nat Eisteddfod of Wales and Llangollen Int Eisteddfod; dir Br Youth Opera; patron Welsh Music Guild, vice-pres Hon Soc of Cymmrodorion, vice-pres London Welsh Tst, former chm Assoc of Teachers of Singing, former pres RAM Club; memb Gorsedd of Bards; Hon DMus Univ of Wales 2003; Hon RAM, FRSA
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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