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Moody-Manners Company

Harold Rosenthal

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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English opera company. It was established in 1898 after a successful opera tour in South Africa by the Irish bass Charles Manners and his wife, the soprano Fanny Moody; its aim was to produce grand opera in English. At first it toured the provinces; by 1902 there were two Moody-Manners companies on the road. The principal company, with 175 members, gave seasons that year and in 1903 at Covent Garden, at Drury Lane in 1904

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