Derek Hammond-Stroud

(b. 1926)

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(b London, 1926).

Eng. baritone. Début London (St Pancras Fest.) 1955 (Pluto in concert perf. of Haydn's Orfeo). Stage début London (St Pancras Fest.) 1957 (Publius in La Clemenza di Tito). Prin. bar. SW Opera 1961–71. Débuts: CG 1971; Glyndebourne 1973; Amer. (Houston) 1975; NY Met 1977. Noted for Beckmesser in Die Meistersinger and for Alberich in Ring cycle, both with SW/ENO, cond. by Goodall. OBE 1987.

Subjects: Music.

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