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Nellie Briercliffe Suggest updates

English mezzo-soprano.

For several years during the First World War, Nellie Briercliffe was a member of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.  She performed the largely comic roles that were created by Jessie Bond.

Roles in Scotland

Melissa Lady Blanche's Daughter
Princess Ida 1915
Tessa a Contadina
Gondoliers 1916
Lady Angela a rapturous maiden
Patience 1916
Phoebe Meryll Sergeant Meryll's Daughter
Yeomen of the Guard 1916
Pitti-Sing Yum-Yum's sister, also Ko-Ko's Ward
Mikado 1916
Constance Mrs Partlet's Daughter
Sorcerer 1916

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