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Allin, Norman (1884 - 1973), bass

Alan Blyth

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Ashton-under-Lyne, 19 Nov 1884; d Hereford, 27 Oct 1973). English bass. He studied at the RMCM (1906–10), intending to become a teacher, but after marrying the mezzo-soprano Edith Clegg took up performing. He made his concert début in Manchester and his stage début in 1916 with the Beecham Opera Company at the Aldwych Theatre, London, as the Old Hebrew in Samson et Dalila; he later sang Dosifey

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