Carey, Francis Clive Savill, 1883 - 1968 (baritone, opera director and teacher)
Dates and places
b. Sible Hedingham, 30 May 1883; d. London, 30 April 1968. Studied at Cambridge c. 1900 - 1903, then in Paris and Nice with Jean de Reszke. Director of 'Die Zauberflöte' and Papageno in 1911 when Edward J. Dent’s English translation was first used. Singer and Director at the Old Vic opera company 1920 - 1924. Teacher in Adelaide, Australia 1924 - 1927,also some work in straight theatre. Toured North America in The Beggar’s Opera, 1928. Worked at Sadlers Wells Opera in the 1930s, then further teaching in Australia 1939 - 1945. Director of Sadlers Wells Opera 1945 - 1946.
Legal status / Nationality
Sphere of activity
Opera singer (baritone), director and singing teacher
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Typescript transcript of 1 autograph letter, signed.
The collection comprises mainly correspondence between Carey and Edward Dent, Percy Lubbock and Alwyn Scholfield, with papers and photographs relating to the University Greek Plays in the early years of the 20th century.
Roneo typescript of a play co-authored with Clive Carey and Helen Verrall. Performed at the Hotel Silvretta, Klosters.
74 autograph letters signed and 4 autograph postcards signed. The file also contains photocopies of 5 letters from Carey to Dent.
5 autograph letters, signed, 7 autograph postcards, signed, and 5 envelopes from E.M. Forster. 1907-10.
1 autograph letter, signed, from 'A Brother' and envelope endorsed by E.M. Forster to Clive Carey. 15 Sept. 1907.
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10 autograph letters signed, 1 autograph postcard signed and 1 inscribed card, on personal matters.