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WEBSTER BOOTH, Tenor * 21 January 1902, Handsworth, West Midlands, Birmingham, United Kingdom + 21 June 1984, Penrhyn Bay, United Kingdom;

07 Jun

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Performed with the D’Oyly Carte Company from 1923 and in the 1930s
turned to concert and oratorio performances. His career included performances at Covent Garden, musical comedy and over 1000 radio and television broadcasts. Appearing in several films (the first one was Invader starring Buster Keaton), he met Anne Ziegler, his second wife, on the set of the film of Faust, the title role of which he performed – she was singing Marguerite. They toured the world in the 1940s and 50s as a popular vocal duo.

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Webster Booth and Ann Ziegler

Anne & Webster in the mid-forties (1)

Webster Booth and Ann Ziegler, Mid-Forties

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