Jonathan Stewart Vickers, (October 29, 1926 – July 10, 2015), known professionally as Jon Vickers, was a Canadian heldentenor. In 1957 Vickers joined London’s Royal Opera House, Covent Garden company. In 1960 he joined the Metropolitan Opera. He became world famous for a wide range of German, French and Italian roles.
Jonathan Stewart Vickers
October 29, 1926
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Died||July 10, 2015 (aged 88)|
|Cause of death||Alzheimer's disease|
|Awards||Order of Canada|
- The Essential Jon Vickers.
- Interview with Jon Vickers by Bruce Duffie (originally published 1981 in Wagner News, the newsletter of the Wagner Society of America)
- Jon Vickers at IMDB