Kōrero: Opera and musical theatre

William Stratford Percy

William Stratford Percy

William Stratford Percy, comic actor with the second Pollard Opera Company, is portrayed with some of the characters he played in this photographic montage from 1900. Successive Pollard juvenile opera companies toured New Zealand from the 1880s until 1910, performing English, French and German comic operas. They were very popular with audiences.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, John Casey Collection
Reference: PAColl-1091-02

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Lindis Taylor, 'Opera and musical theatre - Light opera and musical theatre', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/41873/william-stratford-percy (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Lindis Taylor, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014