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Mezzo-soprano.

Janet Hemsley joined the Carl Rosa Company in 1913, and sang a range of parts which showed her to be a recognised prospect.  The Magic Flute was a little-performed work that required many of the singers to perform even in short roles.  Her repertoire include Mozart (Third Boy); Balfe (Gipsy Queen);  Thomas (Frederick Mignon); Wallace (Lazarillo) and Gounod (Siébel).

Roles in Scotland

Frédéric a young nobleman
Mignon 1913
Queen of the Gypsies
Bohemian Girl 1913
Third Boy
Zauberflöte 1913
Lazarillo a poor apprentice
Maritana 1913
Siébel a student of Dr Faust, in love with Marguerite
Faust 1913

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