Corcoran, Capt.

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(Sullivan: HMS Pinafore). Bass‐bar. Capt. of HMS Pinafore and father of Josephine, whom he wants to marry off to the First Lord of the Admiralty. It is revealed that the captain has been swapped as a baby and is in reality a simple sailor. Created (1878) by Rutland Barrington.

Subjects: Opera.

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