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Born Dublin, 7 November 1873.

Died London, 8 December 1953.

Irish baritone.

Frederick Ranalow was a versatile baritone, equally well-regarded as a singer of Mozart and of Wagner. He trained in London, at the Royal Academy of Music, where his teacher was Alberto Randegger. His mature career included periods with the Denhof and Beecham companies. He also spent time in the successful revival of The Beggar's Opera at the Lyric, Hammersmith in 1922. In addition to Macheath, his operatic repertoire included Figaro, Papageno, Daland and Hans Sachs.

Roles in Scotland

Crespel a councillor of Munich
Tales of Hoffmann 1910
Falke a notary and friend of Eisenstein
Fledermaus 1910
Daland a Norwegian sea captain
Fliegende Holländer 1912
Fliegende Holländer 1913
Hans Sachs a shoemaker
Mastersingers of Nuremberg 1912
Mastersingers of Nuremberg 1913
Faninal Herr von Faninal, a rich merchant
Rosenkavalier 1913
Papageno a bird-catcher
Zauberflöte 1913
Zauberflöte 1919
Gunther a Gibichung
Götterdämmerung 1913
Varlaam an itinerant monk
Boris Godunov 1917
Colline a philosopher
Bohème 1918
Bohème 1919
Pan god of shepherds
Phoebus and Pan 1918

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