Monica Sinclair

British contralto Monica Sinclair was born in Somerset on 23 March 1925.

She studied at London's Royal Academy of Music, and her career included roles in the first performances of Pilgrim's Progress by Vaughan Williams, Britten's Gloriana, Walton's Troilus and Cressida and Tippett's The Midsummer Marriage.

Monica Sinclair died in London on 7 May 2002, aged seventy-seven.