Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jul 14, 2015

Henry Wendon (Tenor) (? 1900 - London, England 1964)


In 1925 he made his debut at Old Vic Theatre in London as Radames in ‘’Aida’’. He spent the last years as professor of voice at the Guildhall School of Music in London.

Chronology of some appearances

1925 London Old Vic Theatre Aida (Radames)
1925 London Old Vic Theatre Madama Butterfly (Pinkerton)
1925 London Old Vic Theatre Lohengrin (Lohengrin)
1927-1939 Different English touring operatic companies
1930’s-1940 London Sadler's Wells Opera
1930’s London Covent Garden Rheingold (Froh), Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu), Madama Butterfly (Pinkerton)
1942 London Strand Theatre Les contes d'Hoffmann (Hoffmann)


Columbia, 1933
Lohengrin (Wagner): My gracious sovereign, bear me blameless... In distant Land with Brindle Unpubl. CA 14021-1/14021-2

Columbia, 1942-06-10
Eleanor (Coleridge-Taylor) DB2083 CA 18875
Come To The Fair (From "Songs Of The Fair") DB2064 CA18873

1 comment:

  1. Do you know Henry wendon’s background at all? I.e born married, kids, lived in?