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Evelyn Radford Suggest updates

Born 21 January 1887

Died Hayle, Cornwall, 3 1969.

English translator and producer.

Along with her sister Maisie, Evelyn Radford ran an opera festival in Cornwall. The Falmouth Opera Singers began activity in 1923 with Orfeo ed Euridice and continued to the sixties. If a translation was not available they did it themselves.

Source: Article 'The Misses Radford' by Andrew Lamb in Opera, July 2019, pp823-6.

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