Ave Maria

Composer: Sir Charles Santley (1834-1922), 1886


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tr.11 Ave Maria with Chorus and Orchestra

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A biographical dictionary of musicians (ed. Theodore Baker) G. Schirmer, 1905 - 695 pages
Santley Charles baritone singer in opera and concert b Liverpool Feb 28 1834 A chorister and amateur singer he studied with Nava in Milan 1855 7 then with Garcia at London and made his professional debut as Adam in Haydn's Creation Nov 16 1857 Since then he has been the foremost concert baritone of England taking part in most prominent festivals eg those of the Three Choirs 1863 94 His stage debut was at Covent Garden Oct 1 1859 as Hoel in Dinorah he joined the Carl Rosa Company in 1875 and toured with it for several years with great success He visited America in 1871 and 1891 Australia in 1889 90 He has comp a mass f soli ch and orch an offertory an Ave Maria etc a Berceuse f orch 1890 a madrigal and some songs have been publ under the pseudonym Ralph Betterton His wife was the soprano vocalist Gertrude Kemble Charles Kemble's granddaughter she died Sept 1 1882 Their daughter Edith is also a soprano of some note she retired after her marriage in 1884

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