Jon Vickers

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Jon Vickers
Born
Jonathan Stewart Vickers

(1926-10-29)October 29, 1926
DiedJuly 10, 2015(2015-07-10) (aged 88)
Ontario, Canada
Cause of deathAlzheimer's disease
OccupationTenor
AwardsOrder of Canada

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.

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