Gillian Knight

Singer, Musical Artist

1934 –

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Who is Gillian Knight?

Gillian Knight is an English singer and actress, known for her performances in the contralto roles of the Savoy Operas. After six years starring in these roles with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, beginning in 1959, Knight began a grand opera career.

Knight joined Sadler's Wells Opera in 1968 and, in 1970, went on to the Royal Opera, where she performed numerous roles over a period of more than three decades. Knight has also performed with many other opera companies in Britain, Europe and America and at houses internationally and has recorded many of her Gilbert and Sullivan and grand opera roles.

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Born
Nov 1, 1934
Redditch
Also known as
  • Knight, Gillian
Profession
Education
  • Royal Academy of Music

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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