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Bryn Terfel

  • Bass-Baritone


Bryn Terfel Jones CBE, the Welsh bass-baritone, was born in Pantglas in 1965. Bryn Terfel became a sensation when he won the Lieder Prize in the 1989 Cardiff Singer of the World Competition.

Bryn Terfel's other awards include 'Male Artist of the Year’ in the 2005 Classical Brit Awards, Male Artist of the Year’ and 'Album of the Year’ for the platinum disk 'Bryn’ in the 2004 Classical Brit Awards, the Prix Caecilia in 2003 for Bryn Terfel's recording of Wagner Arias with Claudio Abbado, 'Male Artist of the Year’ in the 2000 Classical Brit Awards, BBC Music Magazine 'Artist of the Year’ award in 1999, the 'People’s Award’ in 1996 Gramophone Awards, the 1996 Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal performance and the Gramophone Awards 1995 for his album An Die Musik, among others.