THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

Greene Taylor

Greene Taylor (1888-90)

[Born Warwickshire 1859, died Birmingham 12 Sep 1907]

Tenor Joseph Greene Taylor appeared on tour with D'Oyly Carte Opera Company "C" as Leonard Meryll in The Yeomen of the Guard in December 1888 and, on occasion, in 1889. At the time, his name was given in the programs as Joseph G. Taylor.

Later, as Greene Taylor, he appeared on tour with D'Oyly Carte Opera Company "E" as Marco in The Gondoliers in April 1890, filling in for a time for Frank Tebbutt, the regular Marco.

Greene Taylor later appeared in London as Sergeant O'Flynn in the musical extravaganza King Kodak (Terry's Theatre, 1894). He was married to D'Oyly Carte soprano Grace Pyne from 1890 to 1905.




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