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Sinclair dead at Hastings

George Sinclair was born circa.1857 he died at Hastings 9 Dec 1936. He was a
Bass-baritone with D'Oyly Carte companies, mostly on tour, for over thirty

In January 1894 he began three years as Bob Beckett in H.M.S. Pinafore with
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company "C" (a repertory company).  He also appeared as
Guron in Princess Ida .

>From November 1896 to July 1897 he toured South Africa twice as a chorister
with a D'Oyly Carte touring company, with the Herald in The Grand Duke and,
possibly, the Notary in The Sorcerer.  From July 1904 until January 1923
Sinclair served with the D'Oyly Carte Repertory Opera Company.  His
principal roles were Bob Beckett (1904-14, 1914-21) and Bill Bobstay (1914)
in Pinafore, Pish-Tush (1904-05), the Usher (1906-19, and on occasion in
1920) and Foreman (1919-21) in Trial by Jury, Private Willis (1906-07,
1908-09, 1913-15, and on occasion 1907-08, 1910-11), Scynthius (1907-23),
Second Yeoman (1912-13), the Notary (1916-17, 1918-20), and the Sergeant of
Police in The Pirates of Penzance (on occasion 1920-21).


ref D'Oyly Carte Who Was Who

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