He studied voice at the Royal College of Music in London. In 1958, he joined the chorus of Westminster Abbey (until 1962), but also
made his solo debut in Messiah in Bexhill. Although he was immediately successful, he restudied from 1959 at the Guildhall
He soon became one of England's foremost concert and oratorio tenors, specializing in Bach and Heinrich Schütz. But he also sang
Monteverdi, Schubert, Vaughan Williams or Britten. Internationally, he appeared for instance in Hamburg, Amsterdam or at the Salzburg
Festival, but toured also South America, Australia and even Iceland and Turkey.
His lieder recitals were typically accompanied by his sister Jennifer, a pianist. He sang only very, very rarely in opera. His career
lasted into the early 2000s.
Reference 1, reference 2: Kutsch & Riemens,
reference 3: Bach Cantatas