Sir Colin Davis

Real Name:
Colin Rex Davis
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British conductor.

Born: 25 September 1927 in Weybridge, England, UK.
Died: 14 April 2013 in London, England, UK (aged 85).

Sir Colin Rex Davis CH CBE was an English conductor and was particularly noted for his advocacy of the music of Hector Berlioz and of Sir Michael Tippett. Amongst many awards and honours, he was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1965, knighted in 1980, and appointed to the Order of the Companions of Honour (CH) in 2001.

He is the father of conductor Joseph Wolfe.
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T 43 Sir Colin Davis - Symphony No. 29 In A Major / Symphony No. 39 In E Flat Major album art Mozart*, Sinfonia Of London* Conducted By Colin Davis* Mozart*, Sinfonia Of London* Conducted By Colin Davis* - Symphony No. 29 In A Major / Symphony No. 39 In E Flat Major (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club T 43 UK 1959 Sell This Version
SXLP 20019, SXLP. 20019 Sir Colin Davis - Night Music album art Mozart* / Philharmonia Orchestra, Colin Davis* Mozart* / Philharmonia Orchestra, Colin Davis* - Night Music (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice SXLP 20019, SXLP. 20019 UK 1960 Sell This Version
OL 50199, OL.50199 Sir Colin Davis - Concertone / Symphony No 84 in E Flat album art The English Chamber Orchestra*, Colin Davis*, Mozart*, Haydn*, Emanuel Hurwitz, Peter Graeme, Terence Weil The English Chamber Orchestra*, Colin Davis*, Mozart*, Haydn*, Emanuel Hurwitz, Peter Graeme, Terence Weil - Concertone / Symphony No 84 in E Flat L'Oiseau-Lyre, L'Oiseau-Lyre, London Records, London Records OL 50199, OL.50199 UK 1961 Sell This Version
SOL 60029 Sir Colin Davis - Divertimento In D Major, K.251 / Divertimento In F Major, K.247 album art Mozart*, Colin Davis*, The English Chamber Orchestra* Mozart*, Colin Davis*, The English Chamber Orchestra* - Divertimento In D Major, K.251 / Divertimento In F Major, K.247 (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 60029 UK 1961 Sell This Version
T 59, T. 59 Sir Colin Davis - Concerto For Oboe And Orchestra In C Major / Symphony No.34 In C Major album art Leon Goossens, Colin Davis* Leon Goossens, Colin Davis* - Concerto For Oboe And Orchestra In C Major / Symphony No.34 In C Major (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club T 59, T. 59 UK 1960 Sell This Version
SOL 60032-3 Sir Colin Davis - L'Enfance Du Christ album art Hector Berlioz, Colin Davis*, The St. Anthony Singers*, The Goldsbrough Orchestra*, Peter Pears, Edgar Fleet, John Frost, Joseph Rouleau, John Cameron Hector Berlioz, Colin Davis*, The St. Anthony Singers*, The Goldsbrough Orchestra*, Peter Pears, Edgar Fleet, John Frost, Joseph Rouleau, John Cameron - L'Enfance Du Christ (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 60032-3 UK 1961 Sell This Version
STW-114, TW 114 Sir Colin Davis - Beethoven Brahms Mendelssohn Wagner album art Mendelssohn*, Wagner*, Brahms*, Beethoven*, Colin Davis* Conducts The Sinfonia Of London Mendelssohn*, Wagner*, Brahms*, Beethoven*, Colin Davis* Conducts The Sinfonia Of London - Beethoven Brahms Mendelssohn Wagner (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club STW-114, TW 114 Australia 1961 Sell This Version
SREG 2064 Sir Colin Davis - Coloratura Arias album art Anna Moffo / Philharmonia Orchestra / Colin Davis* Anna Moffo / Philharmonia Orchestra / Colin Davis* - Coloratura Arias (Album) Angel Records, Angel Records SREG 2064 New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
OL 50204, OL.50204 Sir Colin Davis - Clarinet And Orchestra - Two Romantic Concertos album art Carl Maria von Weber, Louis Spohr, Gervase de Peyer, The London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis* Carl Maria von Weber, Louis Spohr, Gervase de Peyer, The London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis* - Clarinet And Orchestra - Two Romantic Concertos (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre, L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 50204, OL.50204 UK 1961 Sell This Version
SOL 60030 Sir Colin Davis - The English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Colin Davis / Mozart*: Concertone / Haydn*: Symphony No 84 in E Flat album art Colin Davis*, English Chamber Orchestra, Emanuel Hurwitz, Peter Graeme, Terence Weil Colin Davis*, English Chamber Orchestra, Emanuel Hurwitz, Peter Graeme, Terence Weil - The English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Colin Davis / Mozart*: Concertone / Haydn*: Symphony No 84 in E Flat(LP, Mas) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 60030 UK 1961 Sell This Version
SOL 60032/3, SOL 60032 Sir Colin Davis - L'Enfance Du Christ album art Hector Berlioz, Colin Davis*, The St. Anthony Singers*, The Goldsbrough Orchestra*, Peter Pears, Edgar Fleet, John Frost, Joseph Rouleau, John Cameron, Elsie Morison Hector Berlioz, Colin Davis*, The St. Anthony Singers*, The Goldsbrough Orchestra*, Peter Pears, Edgar Fleet, John Frost, Joseph Rouleau, John Cameron, Elsie Morison - L'Enfance Du Christ(2xLP, Box) L'Oiseau-Lyre, L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 60032/3, SOL 60032 UK 1961 Sell This Version
CSD1398 Sir Colin Davis - Carmen Highlights album art Sadler's Wells Opera Company, Sir Colin Davis Sadler's Wells Opera Company, Sir Colin Davis - Carmen Highlights (Album) His Master's Voice CSD1398 UK 1962 Sell This Version
OL 50218 Sir Colin Davis - Symphonies 33, K .319 & 36, K.425 album art W. A. Mozart* - English Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Colin Davis* W. A. Mozart* - English Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Colin Davis* - Symphonies 33, K .319 & 36, K.425 (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 50218 UK 1962 Sell This Version
CLP 1506, CLP.1506 Sir Colin Davis - Overtures album art Colin Davis* - Mozart* - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra* Colin Davis* - Mozart* - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra* - Overtures (Album) His Master's Voice CLP 1506, CLP.1506 UK 1962 Sell This Version
839 510 VGY Sir Colin Davis - Sinfonie Nr. 40 G-Moll, KV 550, KV 550 / Sinfonie Nr 39 In Es-Dur, KV 543 album art Mozart* - London Symphony Orchestra*, Colin Davis* Mozart* - London Symphony Orchestra*, Colin Davis* - Sinfonie Nr. 40 G-Moll, KV 550, KV 550 / Sinfonie Nr 39 In Es-Dur, KV 543 (Album) Philips 839 510 VGY Australia 1962 Sell This Version
CSD 1436, CSD.1436 Sir Colin Davis - Rossini Overtures album art Rossini*, Colin Davis*, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Rossini*, Colin Davis*, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Rossini Overtures (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice CSD 1436, CSD.1436 UK 1962 Sell This Version
G 05.433 R Sir Colin Davis - Symphony No.6 In F, Op. 68 "Pastoral" / Overture To "Prometheus", Op. 43 album art Beethoven*, Orchestre Symphonique de Londres* , Direction: Colin Davis* Beethoven*, Orchestre Symphonique de Londres* , Direction: Colin Davis* - Symphony No.6 In F, Op. 68 "Pastoral" / Overture To "Prometheus", Op. 43 (Album) Philips G 05.433 R France 1962 Sell This Version
OL 50219 Sir Colin Davis - Dumbarton Oaks / Danses Concertantes / Concerto In D album art Igor Stravinsky / Colin Davis* Conducting The English Chamber Orchestra Igor Stravinsky / Colin Davis* Conducting The English Chamber Orchestra - Dumbarton Oaks / Danses Concertantes / Concerto In D (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre, London Records OL 50219 UK 1962 Sell This Version
L 02.253 L Sir Colin Davis - Violinkonzerte B-dur KV 207 Und D-dur KV 218 album art Mozart* - Arthur Grumiaux, Orchestre Symphonique De Londres* , Direction : Colin Davis* Mozart* - Arthur Grumiaux, Orchestre Symphonique De Londres* , Direction : Colin Davis* - Violinkonzerte B-dur KV 207 Und D-dur KV 218 (Album) Philips L 02.253 L France 1962 Sell This Version
AO 2224 L Sir Colin Davis - Violin Concerto No. 3 In G Major, K.216; Violin Concerto No. 5 In A Major K.219 album art Mozart* - Arthur Grumiaux - The London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis* Mozart* - Arthur Grumiaux - The London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis* - Violin Concerto No. 3 In G Major, K.216; Violin Concerto No. 5 In A Major K.219 (Album, Comp) Philips AO 2224 L New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
OL 265, OL.265 Sir Colin Davis - Cantata & Mass album art Stravinsky*, Colin Davis*, English Chamber Orchestra Stravinsky*, Colin Davis*, English Chamber Orchestra - Cantata & Mass (Album) London Records, Éditions De L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 265, OL.265 UK 1963 Sell This Version
SOL 256-7 Sir Colin Davis - Beatrice Et Benedict album art Hector Berlioz - Josephine Veasey, Helen Watts, April Cantelo, John Shirley-Quirk & John Mitchinson, Eric Shilling, The London Symphony Orchestra - Colin Davis* Hector Berlioz - Josephine Veasey, Helen Watts, April Cantelo, John Shirley-Quirk & John Mitchinson, Eric Shilling, The London Symphony Orchestra - Colin Davis* - Beatrice Et Benedict (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 256-7 UK 1963 Sell This Version
35778 Sir Colin Davis - Oedipus Rex album art Stravinsky* - Colin Davis* Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Sadler's Wells Men's Chorus And Soloists*, Sir Ralph Richardson* Stravinsky* - Colin Davis* Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Sadler's Wells Men's Chorus And Soloists*, Sir Ralph Richardson* - Oedipus Rex (Album) His Master's Voice 35778 US 1962 Sell This Version
S 29061 Sir Colin Davis - Grieg: Piano Concerto / Litolff: Scherzo album art Edvard Grieg, Henry Litolff, Sir Colin Davis, The London Philharmonic Orchestra / Peter Katin, Øivin Fjeldstad Edvard Grieg, Henry Litolff, Sir Colin Davis, The London Philharmonic Orchestra / Peter Katin, Øivin Fjeldstad - Grieg: Piano Concerto / Litolff: Scherzo (Album) Ace Of Clubs, Ace Of Clubs S 29061 US 1960 Sell This Version
QALP 10370 Sir Colin Davis - Harold In Italy album art Hector Berlioz - Yehudi Menuhin - Colin Davis* Hector Berlioz - Yehudi Menuhin - Colin Davis* - Harold In Italy (Comp, Album) His Master's Voice QALP 10370 Italy 1963 Sell This Version