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Walter Wheatley Suggest updates


Walter Wheatley clearly had a powerful voice and is generally described as a good actor.  He spent the years of the late Edwardian period singing major principal roles with Carl Rosa.

These included Balfe (Thaddeus);  Wallace (Don Caesar);  Wagner (Lohengrin);  Verdi (Manrico, Don Alvaro);  Gounod (Faust);  Thomas (Wilhelm Meister);  Goldmark (Assad);  Bizet (Don José);  Mascagni (Turiddu);  Goring Thomas (Phoebus).

Roles in Scotland

Phoebus de Chateaupers a Captain of Archers
Esmeralda 1908
Esmeralda 1909
Manrico a chieftain under the Prince of Biscay
Trovatore 1908
Trovatore 1909
Trovatore 1910
Trovatore 1911
Faust a learned doctor
Faust 1908
Faust 1910
Thaddeus a proscribed Pole
Bohemian Girl 1909
Bohemian Girl 1911
Don Caesar de Bazan
Maritana 1909
Maritana 1911
Lohengrin a knight
Lohengrin 1909
Don Alvaro a Peruvian nobleman
Force of Destiny 1910
Wilhelm Meister a student
Mignon 1911
Turiddu a young soldier
Cavalleria Rusticana 1911
Assad a courtier, and favourite of the King
Queen of Sheba 1911
Don José a corporal of dragoons
Carmen 1911

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