London, George

London, George (b. Burnstein)

(1919–85) bass-baritone; born in Montreal, Canada. He studied voice in Los Angeles and made his operatic debut at the Hollywood Bowl in 1941. After years of further study and touring he joined the Vienna State Opera in 1949 and the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1951. There his rich voice and dramatic abilities illuminated roles including Boris Gudunov, which he also sang to acclaim in Moscow. Illness ended his singing career in the mid-1960s; his last years were spent heading opera organizations.
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James appeared at Cardiff Castle, Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre in London, George at Nottingham Railway Station, Billy at the Eden Project in Cornwall, Sophie at the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland and Charlie at the Manchester Central Library.
Based in London, George will lead and grow the practices geographical and sector expertise to meet client needs.
When, in 1919, the Arts Gazette asked readers to nominate the ugliest statue in London, George Bernard Shaw thought there were several of Victoria that could qualify.
On a visit to the Natural History Museum, London, George didn't mind performing in front of the cameras.
The other crew members were pilot Hugh Eric Mussenden, 23, from London, George Henry Brooks, 20, from Sussex, and Thomas John George Eede, 33, from Plymouth.
But although he now lives in London, George says: "It was a brilliant place to be brought up.
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Babs Fafunwa, History of Education in Nigeria, London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1974.
We are also giving away dozens more prizes EVERY DAY worthpounds 5,000 - such as a pounds 2,000 shopping break in London, George vouchers worth pounds 500 and a kids' bedroom makeover.
Yet, on his state visit to London, George "Freedom" Bush arrived at Buckingham Palace in a helicopter and left three days later in a helicopter.
And while leggy brunette Lisa is away in London, George will play, regularly cruising the clubs late at night.

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