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Alfred Deller
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Born in Margate, Kent
Born on 31st of May 1912
Died on 16th of June 1979

Born 1912. Died 1979 - English counter-tenor.

Sang in first London concert in 1946. Began full time musical career in 1947. Recorded many early English songs. Formed the Deller Consort, musicians devoted to early music, in 1950. Founded the Stour Music Festival. Responsible for counter tenor voice regaining its popularity.

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1 Response to Alfred Deller

From Elizabeth Fulford on 18th November 2010
I don't think much of the information re Alfred Deller in this article or anywhere else I have looked on the Internet. There are so-called biographies, but a biography of someone should mention who the parents were and what they did. It should also mention who the person was married to and when and a little background about their life together and where they lived and dates of any children born. I can find nothing about Alfred Deller's personal life, only about his musical achievements. That gives a very limited idea of him as a person.

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