Percy Heming


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(b Bristol, 1883; d London, 1956).

Eng. baritone. Opera début with Beecham co., London, 1915 as Mercutio in Roméo et Juliette. Prin. bar. BNOC from 1922, SW 1933–5. Ass. art. dir. (to Beecham), CG 1937, art. dir. CG Eng. Co. 1937–9. Art. adv., CG 1946–8. Notable Amfortas, Scarpia, and Ford. Toured USA 1920 as Macheath in The Beggar's Opera.

Subjects: Music.

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