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Janet Baker

Janet BakerAKA Janet Abbott Baker

Born: 21-Aug-1933
Birthplace: Hatfield, South Yorkshire, England

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: England
Executive summary: English mezzo-soprano, active 1957-82

Father: Robert Abbott Baker
Mother: May Pollard
Husband: James Keith Shelley (m. 1956)

    Administrator: Chancellor, University of York (1991-2004)

    Léonie Sonning Music Prize 1979
    Officer of the British Empire 1970
    Dame of the British Empire 1976

Author of books:
Full Circle: An Autobiographical Journal (1982)

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