G&S star dies, aged 80main
The death has come to our attention of Geoffrey Shovelton, lead tenor with the D’Oyly Carte company.
Geoffrey died a month ago, in US retirement.
A principal tenor with Scottish Opera and Basilica Opera, until he signed for the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company in 1975, singing Gilbert and Sullivan until the company broke up in 1982.
It was another age…