- Alan Blyth
(b Adelaide, Jan 31, 1882; d Sydney, Sept 26, 1961). Australian bass-baritone. He studied at home with J.C. Stevens, then in England with Charles Santley, singing to him at an audition Handel’s ‘O ruddier than the cherry’, which became one of his calling cards over the next 50 years. Santley arranged Dawson’s first concert tour of Britain, with Emma Albani, in ...