• Born date: 1949-03-19
  • Born in: n.a.
Carolyn Watkinson

The English mezzo-soprano Carolyn Watkinson (born 19 March 1949) is a well-known singer of baroque music.Watkinson was born in Preston and studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music and in The Hague. In 1978 she sang Rameau's Phèdre at the English Bach Festival at London's Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. In 1979 she appeared as Monteverdi's Nero with De Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam.