The English bass, Charles Gibbs, was born and lived in Bristol, before reading Modern Languages at Cambridge. While there he started to sing and continued at the Royal Academy of Music.
Charles Gibbs’ subsequent career has taken him all over the world, with professional choirs, ensembles and sometimes as a soloist. He was a Vicar Choral at St Paul’s Cathedral, spent a year slaving away in Les Miserables, moved to darkest Somerset and reared a family, all before re-emerging in the BBC Singers and The Sixteen and shortly after also joining I Fagiolini, for whom he had been an occasional guest singer for many years. He now lives in Hertfordshire.