Kim John Obituary, Death – An email soliciting funds for LCP was sent to me by a woman whose father-in-law had tragically passed away. I am very appreciative of the family’s donation of £400, which they raised at the funeral.
extraordinary people accomplish extraordinary things; even in their grief, they were considering how they could assist those in the greatest need. After studying, initially as a baritone, at the Guildhall School of Music with Norman Walker and in Italy with Giovanni Inghilleri, he made his debut in Bergamo in 1956 as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly.
That was not the only principal role he essayed in his early years: he also took on Alfredo in La Traviata and Rodolfo in La Bohème, but rapidly came to realise that his future lay in comprimario roles. I’m incredibly sorry for their loss. R.I.P John Kim, may his soul rest in peace.