Sumner Austin


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(b Anerley, Kent, 1888; d Oxford, 1981).

Eng. baritone and opera producer. Carl Rosa 1919, then with O'Mara Opera Co. Sang at Old Vic and SW from 1920s to 1940. Prod. many SW operas, also first Eng. prod. of Wozzeck at CG 1952.

Subjects: Music.

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