At around that time, she also attended the International Eisteddfod at Llangollen in North Wales. That’s a fact. But in latter years, she began to tell me that she had been present to see the tenor Pavarotti “make his name” there. Now Pavarotti did perform at Llangollen in 1955 – in a choir with his father. The choir won first prize in competition. Pavarotti later gave many interviews in which he credited this as a formative experience that inspired him to pursue a singing career.
|Mum, in her singing days