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date: 26 February 2021

Johnson, Edwardlocked

(22 August 1878–20 April 1959)
  • John W. Wagner

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Johnson, Edward (22 August 1878–20 April 1959), tenor and opera impresario, was born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, the son of James Evans Johnson, a grain merchant, and Margaret O’Connel. His parents encouraged his musical development and he was singing solos in church by age seven. Ten years later he had become the leading oratorio and concert tenor in Ontario....

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