Ray DeVollProminent tenorBOSTON -- Ray DeVoll, 66, a tenor...


August 29, 1993

BOSTON — Ray DeVoll

Prominent tenor

BOSTON -- Ray DeVoll, 66, a tenor who specialized in early music and chamber works, died after a heart attack Tuesday at a gymnasium. He was a frequent performer with the New York Pro Musica, singing everything from Elizabethan madrigals to music by Monteverdi and the role of the Archangel in a 13th-century Easter drama, "The Play of the Risen Christ." He also appeared in "The Play of Daniel" at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine and "The Play of Herod" at the Cloisters.

* Irma Lazarus, 80, an arts patron and local television personality, died Wednesday of cancer in Cincinnati. She interviewed Leonard Bernstein, Beverly Sills and Carol Channing, among others, on her television program, "Conversations with Irma," that ran for 35 years on Cincinnati's public television station WCET.

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