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COVENTRY HIPPODROME ORCHESTRA

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Conductor, William Pethers
Percy Underwood (baritone)
Percy Underwood first came to the microphone at Savoy Hill in 1927, since when he has been broadcasting fairly regularly. As a boy, he sang in the St. Mary De Lode church choir, Gloucester, and learned the piano from his brother, Samuel Underwood , and Ambrose P. Porter , organist of Lichfield Cathedral. When still in his teens, he won the gold and silver medals at the Bristol Eisteddfod, where the adjudicator, Sir Walford Davies , advised him to carry on with his singing.
Although he has held the post of Assistant Organist in Gloucester Cathedral, and holds the Diploma of Associate of the Royal -College of Organists, Underwood feels singing to be his real vocation. He studied under the late H...Plunkett Greene and Frederick King , and has done a great deal of work in London and the provinces.

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Conductor: William Pethers
Baritone: Percy Underwood
Unknown: Percy Underwood
Unknown: Samuel Underwood
Organist: Ambrose P. Porter
Unknown: Sir Walford Davies
Unknown: Plunkett Greene
Unknown: Frederick King

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COVENTRY HIPPODROME ORCHESTRA

BBC Home Service Basic, 19 September 1941 9.25






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