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Born Stoke-on-Trent.

English soprano.

Heather Howson won a scholarship to study in London at the Royal College of Music. This was followed by two years at the London Opera Centre, where her roles included Magda Sorel in The Consul. On joining Scottish Opera, she toured with the Opera For All group. Her debut with the main company was as Marzelline. She returned as Pamina, and took several roles in the 1971 Ring Cycle.

Roles in Scotland

Annina Violetta's maid
Traviata 1969
Traviata 1970
Norina a young widow
Don Pasquale 1969
Lady Harriet Durham Maid of Honour to Queen Anne
Martha 1969
Martha 1970
Clorinda daughter of Don Magnifico
Cenerentola 1970
Marzelline Rocco's daughter
Fidelio 1970
Third Norn
Götterdämmerung 1971
Wellgunde a Rhinemaiden
Götterdämmerung 1971
Cis a schoolgirl
Albert Herring 1971
Pamina daughter of the Queen of Night
Zauberflöte 1971
Gerhilde a Valkyrie
Valkyrie 1971
Valkyrie 1972
Wellgunde a Rhinemaiden
Rheingold 1971

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