THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

Dudley Yates (1887-91)

Dudley Yates was a tenor chorister on D’Oyly Carte’s Second Continental tour (November 1887-April 1888), with D’Oyly Carte Opera Company “E” on tour in April-June 1888, and with the main D’Oyly Carte Opera Company at the Savoy beginning in December 1889. He remained at the Savoy until at least 1891 (through the original production of The Nautch Girl).

With Company “E,” Yates filled in on occasion as Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance and Nanki-Poo in The Mikado (both September 1888).



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