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Bass-baritone.

Appleton Moore served throughout the First World War in the Gordon Highlanders.

He was clearly a versatile performer and his singing career embraced a wide range of parts both for baritone and bass.  He also seems to have been equally adept at interpreting comic and serious characters. He therefore sang a multitude of leading roles between the wars, working particularly with the Carl Rosa company.

On retirement from singing, he became a noted voice teacher in London, where the great baritone Peter Glossop was one of his students.

Roles in Scotland

Coppélius a scientist, Spalanzani's rival
Tales of Hoffmann 1920
Tales of Hoffmann 1921
Tales of Hoffmann 1923
Tales of Hoffmann 1924
Count Almaviva
Nozze di Figaro 1920
Biterolf a knight and minnesinger
Tannhäuser 1920
Valentin Marguerite's brother
Faust 1920
Faust 1921
Faust 1924
Faust 1942
Escamillo a toreador
Carmen 1920
Carmen 1923
Carmen 1924
Silvio a villager
Pagliacci 1920
Sharpless U S Consul in Nagasaki
Madam Butterfly 1920
Madam Butterfly 1921
Madam Butterfly 1923
Wolfram von Eschenbach a knight and minnesinger
Tannhäuser 1920
Tannhäuser 1923
Dapertutto a sorcerer
Tales of Hoffmann 1920
Tales of Hoffmann 1921
Tales of Hoffmann 1923
Tales of Hoffmann 1924
Count Arnheim Governor of Pressburg
Bohemian Girl 1921
Bohemian Girl 1924
Tonio a player
Pagliacci 1923
Pagliacci 1924
Figaro the Count's valet
Nozze di Figaro 1923
Nozze di Figaro 1924
Nozze di Figaro 1926
Count di Luna a young noble of Aragon
Trovatore 1923
Trovatore 1924
Fritz Kothner a baker
Mastersingers of Nuremberg 1923
Don José de Santarem
Maritana 1923
Dr Miracle a doctor
Tales of Hoffmann 1923
Tales of Hoffmann 1924
Don Pizarro prison governor
Fidelio 1924
Prince Ferelon
Prince Ferelon 1924
Rocco gaoler
Fidelio 1924
High Priest of Dagon
Samson and Delilah 1924
Alfio the village carter
Cavalleria Rusticana 1924
Drawer in the tavern
Beggar's Opera 1940
Schaunard a musician
Bohème 1942
Bohème 1943
Bohème 1944
Bohème 1945
Bartolo a doctor, the Countess's former guardian
Nozze di Figaro 1942
Nozze di Figaro 1943
Count Monterone
Rigoletto 1942
Rigoletto 1943
Rigoletto 1944
Rigoletto 1945
Rigoletto 1946
Baron Douphol Violetta's protector, a rival of Alfredo
Traviata 1943
Page Herr Reich, a Windsor merchant
Lustigen Weiber von Windsor 1943
Lustigen Weiber von Windsor 1944
Sparafucile a professional assassin
Rigoletto 1943
Bonze a priest, Cio-Cio-San's uncle
Madam Butterfly 1943
Madam Butterfly 1944
Prince Yamadori
Madam Butterfly 1943
Ferrando captain of Di Luna's guard
Trovatore 1945
Trovatore 1946
Crespel a councillor of Munich
Tales of Hoffmann 1946
Sacristan
Tosca 1946
Tosca 1947
Daland a Norwegian sea captain
Fliegende Holländer 1947

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