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Bohème 1932Covent Garden Opera

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Doris Lemon and Marjorie Parry were, by this stage, indispensable company members with a number of major roles on display.

Twenty years later, Frank Sale sang several roles for dramatic tenor, but here, as with many Wagnerian voices, he was starting out as a baritone.

Cast details taken from a programme in the Edinburgh Room collection (Edinburgh City Library).

Scans are of the promotional flyer taken from the OperaScotland archive and showing the 2-week run in Glasgow's Theatre Royal.

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Performance Cast

Rodolfo a poet

Ben Williams

Marcello a painter

Frank Sale

Colline a philosopher

Samuel Worthington

Schaunard a musician

William Michael

Benoit the students' landlord

Frederick Davies

Mimì a seamstress

Doris Lemon

Parpignol a toy vendor

Percy Harris

Musetta a grisette

Marjorie Parry

Alcindoro a wealthy follower of Musetta

Frederick Davies

Custom-house Sergeant

Martin Quinn

Performance DatesBohème 1932

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King's Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

19 Nov, 19.30

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