- Alan Blyth
(b Peckham, London, July 10, 1930). English mezzo-soprano . She studied with Audrey Langford and in 1949 joined the Covent Garden chorus, returning in 1955, after a spell with Opera for All, to make her solo début as Cherubino. Later roles included Magdalene, Rosina, Marina, Dorabella, Carmen, Waltraute, Fricka, Amneris, Preziosilla, Berlioz’s Dido and Cassandra, Eboli, the title role of ...