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Frederick Hobbs Suggest updates

Died 1942.

English bass-baritone.

As Mr F H Hobbs he sang with the Robert Cunningham company, and also toured in musical comedy roles. In 1913 he joined the D’Oyly Carte company, immediately being given principal roles. For the last sixteen years of his life he was business manager of the company.

Roles in Scotland

Wagner a student of Dr Faust
Faust 1899
Rochefort the Cardinal's Guard
Three Musketeers 1899
Felton a Puritan
Three Musketeers 1899
Luiz the Duke's Attendant
Gondoliers 1914
Pish-Tush a Noble Lord
Mikado 1914
Mikado 1918
Arac Gama's Son
Princess Ida 1914
Princess Ida 1918
Sir Richard Cholmondeley Lieutenant of the Tower
Yeomen of the Guard 1914
Colonel Calverley an Officer of Dragoon Guards
Patience 1918
Sir Marmaduke Pointdextre an elderly Baronet
Sorcerer 1918
Earl of Mountararat
Iolanthe 1918
Sergeant Meryll of the Yeomen of the Guard
Yeomen of the Guard 1918
Giuseppe Palmieri a Venetian Gondolier
Gondoliers 1918
Dick Deadeye Able Seaman
H M S Pinafore 1918

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