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Haydn Woulds Corri

Born 1845.

Died 1876.

English baritone.

Haydn Corri came from a long line of theatrical performers. His elder brother Henry (1822-88), was a notable bass singer, with many appearances at Covent Garden, who managed the Grand English Opera Company, based at that London theatre, for several years. Their grandfather, also Haydn Corri, was  a pianist, organist and composer, born in Edinburgh in 1785. He eventually settled in Dublin, where he died in 1860. Haydn jnr sang several of the leading baritone and bass roles with his brother's Grand English Opera Company. Press descriptions indicate that he was a versatile and talented performer whose early death was unfortunate.

Roles in Scotland

Valentin Marguerite's brother
Faust 1869
Don Carlo King of Castile
Ernani 1869
Ernani 1870
Don José de Santarem
Maritana 1869
Count Arnheim Governor of Pressburg
Bohemian Girl 1869
Bohemian Girl 1870
Count di Luna a young noble of Aragon
Trovatore 1869
Don Basilio a singing teacher
Barbiere di Siviglia 1869
Barbiere di Siviglia 1870
Count Rodolfo an aristocrat returning from travel
Sonnambula 1869
Sonnambula 1870
Dandini the Prince's valet
Cenerentola 1869
Cenerentola 1870
Rhineberg the River King
Lurline 1870
Raimondo Bide the Bent, the Ashtons' chaplain
Lucia di Lammermoor 1870
Don Florio de Santa Cruz a frivolous old courtier
Rose of Castille 1870
Leporello Giovanni's servant
Don Giovanni 1870
Giacomo a bandit
Fra Diavolo 1870

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