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Willard White

(1946-), Singer and actor

Sir Willard Wentworth White

Sitter in 3 portraits
Jamaican-born White is an internationally renowned opera singer. He made his debut in New York City Opera and is now based in London. He has appeared as a soloist at numerous BBC Proms and performs regularly at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the English National Opera. His repertoire includes bass-baritone roles in operas by Handel, Mozart, Verdi, Shostakovich and Gershwin. He was awarded the Jamaican Order of Merit in 2000 and knighted in 2004.

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Willard White, by Ishbel Myerscough - NPG 6886

Willard White

by Ishbel Myerscough
oil on canvas, 2009
NPG 6886

Willard white, by Ishbel Myerscough - NPG 6892

Willard white

by Ishbel Myerscough
pen and ink and wash, 2009
NPG 6892

Willard White, by Harry Borden - NPG x128622

Willard White

by Harry Borden
C-type colour print, 31 October 2004
NPG x128622

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