In May (voice and piano)


Alice Barnett

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Original Listing

Paul Laurence Dunbar, In May

Biographical Information

(1886-1901) Alice Barnett was an English singer and actress best known for her performances of contralto roles in Gilbert and Sullivan operas with the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company. She played Ruth in The Pirates of Penzance (1879); Lady Jane in Patience (1881); and the Fairy Queen in Iolanthe (1882). She trained as a concert singer under Natalia McFarren and made many appearances as a contralto soloist in Britain.