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British Opera Singers - Anne Sharp, Ernest Pike, May Fortescue, Sybil Grey, Hugh Enes Blackmore, Geoffrey Shovelton, Walter H. Fisher, Willard (Paperback) Loot Price: R312
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British Opera Singers - Anne Sharp, Ernest Pike, May Fortescue, Sybil Grey, Hugh Enes Blackmore, Geoffrey Shovelton, Walter H....

British Opera Singers - Anne Sharp, Ernest Pike, May Fortescue, Sybil Grey, Hugh Enes Blackmore, Geoffrey Shovelton, Walter H. Fisher, Willard (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: Anne Sharp, Ernest Pike, May Fortescue, Sybil Grey, Hugh Enes Blackmore, Geoffrey Shovelton, Walter H. Fisher, Willard White, R. Scott Fishe, Jones Hewson, Sir George Power, 7th Baronet, Julia Gwynne, Juliette Pochin, Astra Desmond, Charles Kenningham, Nelly Miricioiu, Anna Steiger, Kyra Vayne, Astra Blair, Joan Cross, Christopher Ventris, Jeannette Sinclair, Rodney Clarke, Rose Hersee, Sally Burgess, Otakar Kraus, Jill Gomez, David Wilson-Johnson, Gari Glaysher, Forbes Robinson, James Gilchrist, Patricia Rozario, Genevieve Ward, Alan Oke, Philip Sheffield, Lobo Chan. Excerpt: Anne Sharp (born 24 October 1916) is a Scottish coloratura soprano particularly associated with the operas of Benjamin Britten. Anne Sharp in costume as Juliet in the 1951 revival of the original production of The Little Sweep. Photograph by Angus McBean. Anne Smellie Graham Sharp was born in Motherwell, Lanarkshire, the eighth and youngest child in a family of keen amateur musicians. Her father was an engineer in the steel industry, and also an amateur singer and choirmaster. She attended Glencairn Primary School and Dalziel High School in Motherwell. After leaving school she worked as a secretary while taking private singing lessons, and in 1941 she began studying at the Scottish National Academy of Music in Glasgow, winning the Jean Highgate singing scholarship in 1943. During her years of study, which coincided with the Second World War, she also sang in the choir of Glasgow Cathedral. She gained the Performer's Diploma in Solo Singing from what was by then the Royal Scottish Academy of Music in 1944, and similar diplomas awarded by Trinity College London and The Royal Academy of Music in 1946. In the summer of 1946 the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden was re-establishing itself after the Second World War, and to this end a series of...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-36537-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-36537-X
Barcode: 9781157365372

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