Edward Lloyd (Tenor)

Edward Lloyd (Tenor)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Edward Lloyd was a British tenor singer who excelled in concert and oratorio performance, and was recognised as the legitimate successor of John Sims Reeves, as the foremost tenor exponent of that genre during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Edward Lloyd was born in London, into a musical family. His father had, by invitation, assisted as a counter-tenor on 'Show Sundays' at Worthing when choral concerts were directed the fourteen-year-old Sims Reeves. Young Lloyd began singing as a chorister at Westminster Abbey, and in 1866 became a member of both Trinity College and King's College chapels in the University of Cambridge. In 1869 he joined the choir of St Andrew's, Wells Street and was engaged for the Chapel Royal in 1869-1871. In 1871 he sang in the St Matthew Passion at the Gloucester Festival, and came prominently to public attentionshow more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Junct
  • Saarbrucken, Germany
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136755076
  • 9786136755076