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Norton, Frederic [real name George Frederick Norton]

Kurt Gänzl

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Norton, Frederic [real name George Frederick Norton] (1869–1946), singer and songwriter, was born at 1 Sun Terrace, Great Cheetham Street, Broughton, Salford, Lancashire, on 11 October 1869, the son of George Norton, a cheese factor, and his wife, Ann Hunstone. He had at least one sister. Having worked originally as a clerk in insurance, he later became a professional singer, touring as an operatic chorister with the ...

Reference Entry.  661 words. 

Subjects: Voice ; Composition

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