John Fryatt

John Fryatt

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John James Fryatt was an English actor and opera singer best known for his performance in comic character roles. Fryatt began his career with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in 1952 in Gilbert and Sullivan roles, then Sadler's Wells Opera in 1959, becoming popular in tenor character roles in Offenbach operettas. His international opera career continued from the 1960s to the 1990s, and he also played a role in the West End as Roscoe in the 1987 production of Follies. Fryatt was born in York. From 1950, he studied privately with Frank Titterton and subsequently with Joseph Hislop. He was engaged by the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in January 1952, playing Gilbert and Sullivan chorus roles. His first named role there, in 1953, was the small tenor part of the First Citizen in The Yeomen of the Guard. The next year, he was also given the role of Francesco in The Gondoliers
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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134953709
  • 9786134953702