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Phyllis Archibald was one of the most notable British mezzo-sopranos in the period straddling the First World War, singing with both Carl Rosa and Beecham companies. She sang the title role in Carmen at the Theatre Royal Glasgow in 1920, when Beecham's enterprise gave its final performance.

Roles in Scotland

Frédéric a young nobleman
Mignon 1912
Carmen a gypsy
Carmen 1912
Carmen 1913
Carmen 1920
Azucena a Biscayan gypsy woman
Trovatore 1912
Trovatore 1913
Marta Margherita's neighbour
Mefistofele 1913
Pantalis Helen's companion
Mefistofele 1913
Madge Wildfire an outcast gypsy
Jeanie Deans 1918

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