(b Walsall, 1881; d Manchester, 1953).
Eng. tenor. Début Coventry 1907 as Faust. Denhof Co. 1913, Beecham Co. 1916–21, BNOC 1922–9. First to sing Parsifal in Eng. (CG 1919). Noted singer of Otello and Tristan. Later taught at Birmingham Sch. of Mus. 1927–46 and RMCM 1944–9.