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Death of English National Opera tenor, 91

The Canadian tenor Emile Belcourt, who died on August 3, was a stalwart of English National Opera for more than 30 years, singing Loge in the indelible Reggie Goodall Ring, Herod in Salome, Danilo in the Merry Widow and countless other parts. He married the Irish soprano Norma Burrowes in 1980. I remember him best […]
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