The contralto singer of the Savoy Operas before embarking on a grand opera career.
November 1, 1934
Redditch, Worcester, England
Gillian Knight was an English mezzo-soprano opera singer recognized for her contralto roles. Among her most significant roles were with Decca Records and D’Oyly Carte Opera Company in ‘Queen of the Fairies’ (1960), ‘Buttercup’ (1960), ‘Dame Hannah’ (1962), and so forth.