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Wynne Evans

Welsh Tenor
Male
Born Jan 27, 1972

Wynne Evans is a Welsh tenor. Popularly known for his role as the tenor Gio Compario in the Gocompare. com insurance adverts on television in the United Kingdom, he sang, as Ubaldo Piangi, in the 25th Anniversary Celebration of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall. He also famously responded to the New Zealand All Blacks' Haka in 2004, singing 'Cwm Rhondda'. He went on to sing at over 30 Welsh International rugby matches.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1972 Birth Born on January 27, 1972.

TWENTIES

1999 27 Years Old Evans lives in Cardiff with his wife Tanwen, whom he married on 26 November 1999, and their two children; Ismay and Taliesin. … Read More
2001 29 Years Old As a concert singer Evans' appearances include Vaughan Williams' Serenade to Music at the televised opening night of the 2001 BBC Proms, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony for RTE, Elgars’s The Dream of Gerontius at the Welsh Proms, the Verdi Requiem at the Royal Albert Hall and a recital at the Wigmore Hall, London. … Read More

THIRTIES

2004 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Evans is a trustee of The Elizabeth Evans Trust, a charity started in memory of his mother, Elizabeth Evans, MBE, in 2004. … Read More
2010 38 Years Old He also appeared in a special version which was part of the 2010 Channel 4 Comedy Gala raising money for Great Ormond Street Hospital, in which comedian Jimmy Carr grabs him by the testicles, causing him to sing in an even higher note.
2011 39 Years Old 1 More Event
The following year he appears in the ad break during the 2011 Comedy Gala where he is left hanging from a harness while Jimmy and Alan Carr go on lunch break.

FORTIES

2012 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Evans was also one of eight celebrities chosen to participate in an intense week of learning Welsh at a campsite in Pembrokeshire for the series cariad@iaith:love4language shown on S4C in May 2012.
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