Reeves, (John) Sims
- George Biddlecombe
Reeves, (John) Sims (1818–1900), singer, was born on 26 September 1818 at Woolwich, London, the son of John Reeves, a Royal Artillery bandsman, and his wife, Rosina. He was christened John; ‘Sims’ was added later. His first professional appearance was as a baritone in ...