America’s leading voice critic has diedmain
Peter G. Davis, the opera critic’s opera critic, has died at 84 after prolonged ill health.
He was Sunday Music Editor of the NY Times while Harold Schonberg was chief critic, then reviewed for 25 years for New York magazine. He was also classical music editor of High Fidelity.
No-one knew American singers beter than Peter. He wrote a book about them.
Charming man, very encouraging colleague.