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The soprano who was born in Neath, Wales, and received her first vocal training as a chorister in the choir of St David’s, Neath, where she sang Sunday services.
The Fron is one of the finest examples of the great Welsh institution, the male voice choir. It was formed in 1947 to compete at the first Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.
The Welsh composer born and raised Penclawdd, Swansea. He has worked with other leading Welsh artists including Bryn Terfel, Catrin Finch and Only Men Aloud.
The singer who achieved fame as an 11-year-old schoolgirl. She was born and raised in Cardiff.
Elin is known in her Welsh homeland as 'soprano bach', meaning 'little soprano'. The name also reflects Elin's passion for music by Bach and other Baroque composers.
The X Factor star's classical album, O Fortuna, pays homage to his Welsh heritage. It features works by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins and joint performances with Bryn Terfel, Catrin Finch and a male voice choir.
The son of a Snowdonian farmer, the first works Bryn Terfel learnt to sing were Welsh traditional songs. He now lives in Caenarfon with his wife and children.
Catrin Finch's passion for the harp was ignited when she was given a Celtic harp as a present for her sixth birthday. The young Catrin showed a prodigious talent for Wales' most ancient of instruments and spent the best part of her school years studying with the country's leading harpists.
You might be surprised to hear that Natasha Marsh is Welsh. She was born in Brecon, Wales, and although her family moved to Devon when she was one, she says she still feels Welsh. In 1999, in her early 20s, she was crowned M.O.C.S.A. Young Welsh Singer of the Year.
These 20 young men from South Wales rocketed to stardom following their success on the TV show Last Choir Standing in 2008. Their second album, Band of Brothers, which won NS&I Album of the Year at the Classical BRITs 2010, includes Welsh traditional anthems.
The star of the Go Compare adverts is a serious tenor in his own right and is soon to release a solo album.