James King (tenor)
Mr. King was well known for singing the Wagner and Strauss repertory. He recorded the role of Siegmund in Die Walkure for the famous Solti Ring Cycle.
Later in life, Mr. King was a music and voice professor at the Indiana University for 18 years before retiring from teaching in 2002.
His last performance was in 2000 as Siegmund at the Indiana university.
Mr. King died on November 20th, 2005 of a heart attack in Naples Florida.
- "Opera tenor James King dies at age 80" (USA Today November 22 2005)
- Interview with James King by Bruce Duffie, December 9, 1988