Mostly Credited As: Wilbur Evans
Birth Name: Wilbur Evans
Date Of Birth: August 05, 1905 (Age 81)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date Of Death: May 31, 1987
Cause Of Death: Unknown causes in Mullica Hill, Elmer, New Jersey
Mr. Evans was born in Philadelphia and attended the Curtis Institute of Music. He won the 1927 Atwater Kent Foundation's national radio-singing contest and went on to sing professionally on the air and to perform in operas and operettas around the country as well as on Broadway. He appeared at Carnegie Hall in ''The Merry Widow'' and ''The New Moon''. He also performed in such other New York productions as ''Up in Central Park'' with “Noah Berry”, ''Mexican Hayride'' with “June Havoc”, ''Desert Song'' and ''By the Beautiful Sea'' with “Shirley Booth” of “Hazel” fame.
In 1951 Mr. Evans co-starred with Mary Martin in the British production of ''South Pacific'' at London's “Drury Lane Theater”. He also appeared in the ''Man of La Mancha'' with “Jose Ferrer” at the Mastbaum Theater in Philadelphia in 1966. Wilbur who was an Actor and Singer who starred in the London production of ''South Pacific'' with “Mary Martin” of “Peter Pan” fame, died on Sunday on 31 May 1987 at his home in Mullica Hill, Elmer, NJ at the age of 81.
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