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British baritone.

Lewys James sang extensively with a number of British companies, including Moody-Manners, Beecham and O'Mara. According to Kobbé, he appeared at Covent Garden in 1912, singing Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte under Beecham. Neville Cardus wrote favourably of his interpretation of Sachs.

Roles in Scotland

Valentin Marguerite's brother
Faust 1905
Faust 1905
Faust 1908
Faust 1909
Faust 1910
Escamillo a toreador
Carmen 1905
Carmen 1906
Carmen 1915
Carmen 1919
Count Almaviva
Nozze di Figaro 1905
Silvio a villager
Pagliacci 1905
Pagliacci 1909
Alfio the village carter
Cavalleria Rusticana 1905
Cavalleria Rusticana 1909
Wolfram von Eschenbach a knight and minnesinger
Tannhäuser 1905
Tannhäuser 1908
Tannhäuser 1909
Tannhäuser 1910
Tannhäuser 1915
Ford Herr Fluth, a Windsor merchant
Lustigen Weiber von Windsor 1906
Eugene Onegin Lensky's friend
Eugene Onegin 1906
Eugene Onegin 1909
Figaro the Count's valet
Nozze di Figaro 1906
Don José de Santarem
Maritana 1906
Maritana 1908
Marcello a painter
Bohème 1907
Sharpless U S Consul in Nagasaki
Madam Butterfly 1907
Madam Butterfly 1908
Count Arnheim Governor of Pressburg
Bohemian Girl 1908
Hans Sachs a shoemaker
Mastersingers of Nuremberg 1908
Mastersingers of Nuremberg 1909
Amonasro King of Ethiopia and father of Aïda
Aïda 1908
Aïda 1909
Aïda 1910
Friedrich von Telramund Count of Brabant
Lohengrin 1909
Maître Seiler a Judge of the Municipal Courts
Maître Seiler 1910
Alberich a Nibelung
Siegfried 1913
Alberich a Nibelung
Götterdämmerung 1913
Sixtus Beckmesser town clerk
Mastersingers of Nuremberg 1913
Alberich a Nibelung
Rheingold 1913
Tonio a player
Pagliacci 1915
Rigoletto a jester
Rigoletto 1919
Dr Miracle a doctor
Tales of Hoffmann 1919
Danny Mann a boatman, devoted to Hardress
Lily of Killarney 1919
Coppélius a scientist, Spalanzani's rival
Tales of Hoffmann 1919
Dapertutto a sorcerer
Tales of Hoffmann 1919

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