The French group disbanded in 1973, Ward went to England where he formed Swingle II with an expanded repertoire, he continued actively with the group until 1985. The Swingle Singers have continued, with various new members and with Ward as musical advisor, to this day.
The original double-quartet:
Alto: Alice Herald - Anne Germain
Soprano: Christiane Legrand - Jeanette Baucomont
Tenor: Claude Germain - Ward Swingle (Arranger)
Bass: Jean Cussac - José Germain
The current members are:
Sopranos: Sara Brimer, Joanna Goldsmith-Eteson
Altos: Clare Wheeler, Lucy Bailey
Tenors: Christopher Jay, Richard Eteson (- 3/2010)
Basses: Tobias Hug, Kevin Fox
They have performd and record under the names The Swingles, The New Swingle Singers and eventually, The Swingle Singers. Since the London group's incarnation, the group has never disbanded.