Ramon Remedios was born in Liverpool on 9th May 1940, the son of merchant seaman Albert Remedios and his wife Ida. At the time of his birth the family lived at 166 Grove Street L8.
His elder brother, Alberto, was a leading opera singer and Ramon too carved out a career as a singer, on occasions appearing in productions with his brother. A tenor, he studied at the Guildhall School of Music, winning several prizes with the National School of Opera and the London Opera Centre. He performed with the Welsh National Opera and spent three years with the English National Opera. His roles included Alfredo (La Traviata), Rodolfo (La Boheme), Don Jose (Carmen) and Pinkerton (Madam Butterfly).
He had a varied career, appearing in the West End production of Phantom of the Opera and releasing an album of Rick Wakeman songs entitled A Suite of Gods. He collaborated with Wakeman on a number of projects and Wakeman penned an affectionate obituary to his friend which can be viewed on rwcc.com.
He appeared on the TV programme This Is Your Life when his brother Alberto was the subject in 1976. (It can be viewed on YouTube).
He died in Folkestone on 18th June 2021.
The cover of his album of Rick Wakeman songs.
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