Joseph Hislop
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Hislop had a lyric tenor voice with a richness and boldness that could sound fuller and more thrilling than a typical robusto. A critic of Musical Opinion (a British magazine) went so far as to propose Hislop as the natural successor to Caruso. Hislop had a most un-tenor-like appearance: He was a slim 5'9" or 5'10" man with a long face. He moved from his native Scotland to Stockholm as a photoengraver's assistant. There he studied voice with Gillis Bratt and debuted at the Royal... Read more

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