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Helen Watts

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4,789 Plays

Albums

Singles

Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: No. 2. Kyrie - Christe eleison
English Chamber Orchestra & Amor Artis Chorus & Johannes Somary & Felicity Palmer & Helen Watts
6:07
6:07
Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: No. 10. Gloria - Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris
English Chamber Orchestra & Amor Artis Chorus & Johannes Somary & Felicity Palmer & Helen Watts
4:59
4:59
Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: No. 15. Credo - Et in unum Dominum
English Chamber Orchestra & Amor Artis Chorus & Johannes Somary & Felicity Palmer & Helen Watts
5:31
5:31

Compilations

Biography

Helen Watts CBE (7 December 1927 – 7 October 2009) was a Welsh contralto. She was born in Milford Haven, Wales, and educated at the Abbots Bromley School for Girls and at the Royal Academy of Music. She began her career with the Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, and was a regular broadcaster on the Welsh Home Service. She subsequently had a distinguished career as an opera singer. In 1978 she was awarded the CBE. Watts died on 7 October 2009 at the age of 81. Watts's husband Michael Mitchell, a viola player, died in 2007.