Jon Ellison

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Whitchurch, Shropshire, England, UK
Jon Ellison began his musical career at age nine as a boy soprano in the Parish Church choir in Whitchurch. As a baritone soloist he later won a prize at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, prior to arriving at Technical College (where he studied building construction) and joining the Army. In the summer of 1953 he auditioned for the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in Birmingham, and was promptly accepted into the chorus, beginning his D'Oyly Carte career on September 1, 1953. Read more...