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John Shirley-Quirk

English bass-baritone

John Shirley-Quirk CBE (28 August 1931 – 7 April 2014) was an English bass-baritone. He was a member of the English Opera Group from 1964 to 1976. He was known for performing and recording the operatic and vocal works of Benjamin Britten. He was born in Liverpool, Lancashire (now Merseyside).

Shirley-Quirk died on 7 April 2014 in Bath, Somerset. He was 82 years old.[1]

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  1. Paget, Clive (8 April 2014). "John Shirley-Quirk has died". Limelight. Retrieved 9 April 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)

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