Jennifer North as Isabel in The Pirates of Penzance

Jennifer North (1921-27)

[Born Workington 15 Jan 1893, died Blackpool 10 Dec 1970]

Mezzo-soprano Jennifer North served with the D'Oyly Carte "New" Opera Company from June 1921 until the Company was disbanded in June 1927. A chorister, she eventually assumed the small parts of Fleta in Iolanthe (1925-26), Isabel in The Pirates of Penzance (1926-27), and Giulia in The Gondoliers (1926-27). She also filled in on occasion between 1822 and 1926 as Pitti-Sing in The Mikado, and during the 1922-23 season as Tessa in The Gondoliers.

Miss North was married to fellow D'Oyly Carte chorister George Straughton.

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