THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY
(Mr.) W. Brenham (1881-89)
Mr. Brenham was a member of the Opera Comique and Savoy chorus for much if not all of the 1880s. He was one of the "Gentlemen of the Chorus" who signed a letter of appreciation to Gilbert, Sullivan, and Carte in January 1882, is known to have served in the chorus of the original production of The Mikado (1885-87), and is named on the second act Savoy set design of Ruddigore (1887), on the original citizen costume designs for The Yeomen of the Guard (1888), and in the Savoy Theatre prompt book for The Gondoliers (1889).
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