THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

Alex Romer

Alex Romer (1892-93, 1899)

[Born 1871, died 23 Mar 1909]

Alex (or Alec) Romer, real name Alec Haines Woodman, appeared on tour with D'Oyly Carte Opera Company "B" as Nicodemus Knock-knee in Haddon Hall (November-December 1892), was a chorister with Carte's Company "C" in 1893, and appeared with D'Oyly Carte Opera Company "D" as Major Domo in The Lucky Star (February-September 1899).

A Mr. Romer, possibly Alex, was a chorister in London in Paul Rubens' "comedy with music" Mr. Popple (Apollo, 1905-06). Alex Romer was married to D'Oyly Carte soprano Margaret Radcliffe. He was just 38 years of age when he died in 1909.




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