Herbert Thorpe

Thorpe, who also used the pseudonym "Arthur Wilson", was a frequent guest on various British radio stations (mainly the BBC, of course) from the mid-1920s to the early 1940s; he sang a wide repertory – opera, operetta, oratorio, ballads. I didn't find any proof for off-air activities by Thorpe, so I suppose he was exclusively a radio tenor, but cannot swear it. In his earlier years, he often sang together with baritone Harry Brindle; in his later years, with basso Foster Richardson (they also recorded together).

Herbert Thorpe sings Elijah: Then shall the righteous shine forth

Herbert Thorpe sings Elijah: If with all your hearts
I wish to thank Anton Bieber for the recordings and label scans.

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