Every town, village and remote little hamlet in Wales has a resident artist. It's nice to know that this art and craft tradition is as strongas ever and the proof is here within our list of famous ...
... Library Trust', a non-profit trust that produced a major series of recordings between 1962 and 1985 by Canadian artists and of Canadian compositions. This organisation gained a huge boost in 1970 due to ...
Signed artist with a number of highly successful albums released.
Connection: Daughter of screen legend Sir Anthony Hopkins.
comment by:EdWelsh Released her first album 'smile ...
Adam Hussein Chain
With 'Goldie Lookin' Chain', UK Media presence late 2004.
Connection: From Newport.
greatest hits the manifesto, self suicide and guns don?t kill people ...
"the biggest singing star of 2008?! Guardian.
Connection: Welsh father. According to the Guardian Online "Adele's mum was '18 and a half' when Adele was born, on 5 may 1988, in Tottenham, ...
Her whole life seemed to be one huge achievement as she became the first opera singer to perform all over the world.
Connection: Although Born in Madrid, she adopted Wales as her home. ...
British opera star.
Connection: Born 23rd April 1898 in Cwmbran, Monmouthshire.
comment by:Cwmcarvan Alec John was the top British tenor operatic singer and performer from the 1920's ...
A classical tenor soloist. Winner of the blue-riband at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Swansea 2006; and "Singer of the Year" at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, 2005. He recorded ...
Choirboy (charted with smash hit 'Walking in the air'). Musicals, radio and TV presenter.
Connection: From Ynys Mon.
aled released in october 2002 this was ...
Drummer with Catatonia.
Connection: From Llanelli.
international velvet featuring modern classics like mulder and scully, road rage and ten other numbers ...
Wales rugby sports paintings.
Connection: Rugby genre sports artist based in Swansea. Welsh rugby is certainly an influence. Allan paints impressionistic oil paintings of Wales rugby ...
Bass player, (late) 'Kula Shaker', now bass in 'Johnny Marr's Healers'.
Connection: Welsh parents.
comment by:ilyawh He's one of the greatest bass players I ever heard of, really... ...
Chief Conductor of the Berlin Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared with more than a hundred orchestras and opera companies.
Connection: Born in Troedyrhiw.
Composer and president of the Cardiff Music Festival.
Connection: Born in Bargoed, Caerphilly, Wales.
comment by:DdraigGoch RingThing says he is also Professor of Music at Cardiff. ...
Wrote '(Mr) Bach Goes to Town', made famous by Benny Goodman.
Connection: Born Cardiff, 1909.
Blind pianist and composer. Lived in USA from 1936 and became ...
Andrew Vicari is a welsh painter living and working in France. He has made a career out of paining portraits of the rich and famous despite being largely unknown in own country, in 2004 ...
Bass guitarist for Oasis.
Connection: Born in Cardiff.
Working with 'Oasis'.
Founding member of influential Welsh band 'Amen Corner'. One of the most respected musicians to emerge from Wales..
Connection: Born in Ystrad Mynach on 2nd August 1948.
Member of popular 1970's band 'The Sweet'.
Connection: Born in Wrexham.
Highly successful 'crooner' with hits such as 'Moon River' and 'Solitaire'.
Connection: Claims his Welsh heritage was responsible for his excellent singing voice (Welsh Parents?)