Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jun 23, 2015

William Heseltine (Tenor) (Winewall Lancs 1892 - ? 10 Jan 1966)

First he studied singing in London, then additionally in Italy. Probably he made his debut as a member of the Carl Rosa Opera Company during the 1920s. After his retirement from the stage, he taught and was also choirmaster at the Inghamite Church in Winewall.

Chronology of some appearances

1920's England Carl Rosa Opera Company


Pagliacci (Leoncavallo); Vesti la giubba 3873 A 2598
Trovatore (Verdi): Miserere 9168 AX214
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): No, pagliaccio non son  3873 A 2597
Trovatore (Verdi): Duo with Mary Ogden 9168 AX2148

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