Alec John, opera singer from Cwmbran, Monmouthshire, Wales
British opera star.
Connection: Born 23rd April 1898 in Cwmbran, Monmouthshire.
Alec John was the top British tenor operatic singer and performer from the 1920's through to the 1950's. He appeared on stage all over Britain to great acclaim and also sang on BBC Radio for many years. Alec John died in 1987 on the Isle of Wight.