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PERCY, W.S. (1872-1946)

Australian actor & vocalist. NĂ© William Stratford Percy. Born 23 December 1872, Melbourne, Vic, Australia. Married Jessie Ramsay. Died 1946, London, England.

On stage in Australia, New Zealand, USA and England. Performed juvenile roles in G. & S. with Royal Comic Opera Company in 1890. After touring with Pollard Opera Company in 1891, he played leading comic roles in operetta and pantomime. Left Australia in 1914.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 172.

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