Kenneth McKellar (23 June 1927 – 9 April 2010) was a Scottish tenor.
McKellar studied forestry at the University of Aberdeen, after graduation working for the Scottish Forestry Commission. He later trained at the Royal College of Music as an opera singer. He did not enjoy his time with the Carl Rosa Opera Company and left them to pursue a career singing traditional Scottish songs and other works. His albums of the songs of Robert Burns (now digitised) are considered by musicologists to be definitive interpretations.
He frequently toured the USA and Canada 1959-1977 with other Scottish entertainers such as Helen McArthur, often appearing in small local venues.
From 1957 he starred each year in innovative pantomimes by Howard & Wyndham Ltd notably at their Alhambra Theatre Glasgow. For a decade from 1960 he starred as Jamie in the new pantomimes devised around him, starting with A Wish For Jamie, followedЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- The Bluebells of Scotland [альбом]
- Kismet [1991, альбом]
- Mckellar Today [сборник]
- Children's Classics [1999, сборник]
- Kenneth McKellar - The Decca Years 1955-1975 (Disc 2) [1999, сборник]
- The Decca Years 1955-1975 - Disc 1 [1999, сборник]
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