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These pages celebrate the life and work of Richard Lewis - tenor. Internationally renowned for his beautiful mellifluous sound, superb musicianship, impeccable diction, and musical intelligence.
Acclaimed throughout the musical world in a career spanning over forty
years. He was one of the world's best known British singers to make an
In 1998 an award to celebrate Richard Lewis was created, generously endowed by the eminent pathologist Dr Jean Shanks. The Richard Lewis / Jean Shanks Award is now one of the most prestigious prizes for young singers. (Charity Number 010-02-72)