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A series of programmes devised by Gwen Williams and Stanford Robinson
Harold Fraser-Simson
Victoria Sladen (soprano)
Billie Baker (soprano)
Dennis Bowen (baritone)
George Hancock (baritone)
BBC Opera Chorus
(Trained by Alan G. Melville )
BBC Opera Orchestra (Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Harcld Fraser-Simson is best known as the composer of ' The Maid of the Mountains,' ' A Southern Maid,' ' Our Peg.' ' Our Nell,' ' The Street Singer,' and ' Betty in Mayfair,' though altogether he wrote twelve successful musical shows between the years 1911 and 1929. In a different vein are his settings of songs from ' When We Were Very Young ' by A. A. Milne. He died in January, 1944. Stanford Robinson


Unknown: Gwen Williams
Unknown: Stanford Robinson
Unknown: Harold Fraser-Simson
Soprano: Victoria Sladen
Soprano: Billie Baker
Baritone: Dennis Bowen
Baritone: George Hancock
Unknown: Alan G. Melville
Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Conductor: Harcld Fraser-Simson
Unknown: A. A. Milne.

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