Robert Rounseville


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(b Attleboro, Mass., 1914; d NY, 1974).

Amer. tenor. Sang in night‐clubs, on radio, and in musicals under name Robert Field. Joined NY City Opera 1948, début as Pelléas opposite Maggie Teyte. Sang Hoffmann in Beecham film version of opera, 1950. Created Tom Rakewell in The Rake's Progress, Venice 1951. Returned to Broadway mus. stage, singing in Candide and in Man of La Mancha.

Subjects: Musicology and Music History.

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