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Conducted by AYLMER BUESST
VICTORIA HOPPER (soprano) Victoria Hopper was born in Vancouver in 1909, and came to England at the age of fourteen. She went to school in Newcastle, where she studied singing until she was twenty. Then, determined to take up a musical career, she came to London and joined the Webber-Douglas School in South Kensington. There she studied music, dancing and languages, for her great ambition was to become an opera singer. At the end of the course, however, she was asked to play in the school's production of J. J. Bernard's drama, Martine, at which Sydney Carroll was present. Mr. Carroll was so impressed that he produced Martine at the Ambassadors, and gave Miss Hopper the leading part. Her next important engagement was as Tessa in Basil Dean's film version of The Constant Nymph. After playing in Humperdinck's fairy opera, Hansel and Gretd, at the Cambridge Theatre In 1933, Miss Hopper was chosen for a big part in Tchekov's Three Sisters at Drury Lane. It was while that show was running that she and Basil Dean were married. Later, Miss Hopper took the leading part in Mr. Dean's film of Lorna Doone, and she has just finished making another film entitled Whom the Gods Love, based on the life of Mozart, in which she plays the part of Mozart's wife, Constanze.


Unknown: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: Aylmer Buesst
Soprano: Victoria Hopper

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