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WALENN, Charles R (1867-1948)

English actor & operatic vocalist (baritone). Né Charles Roby Walenn. Born 1868, London, England. Son of William H Walenn and Skene Charlotte --. Brother of Gerald Walenn (violinist) and Herbert Walenn (violoncellist). Married Amelia Rousbey (vocalist) 1901, London, England. Died 30 May 1948, London, England, aged 80.

Noted G&S performer on stage from 1880s. Visited Australia twice for JC Williamson Ltd, in 1914 and 1920-1921.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 241.

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