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Phineas Taylor Barnum
A World of Comedy
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... Introduced by
He acted in Cy Coleman
's musical, "Barnum", at the London Palladium in London, England.
2 Print Biographies |
1 Article |
2 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Michael Crawford CBE | Michael Patrick Dumbell-Smith
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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[on Frank Sinatra
] He had such an influence. He was the most and still is the most remarkable singer to me, with the phrasing and his length of phrase.
When Andrew Lloyd Webber
approached him about starring in "The Phantom of the Opera", he made the assumption that Webber wanted him to play Raoul, and spent a year studying Nelson Eddy
's performance in Phantom of the Opera
(1943). It wasn't until he was at his audition that he learned Steve Barton
had been cast as Raoul the week before and Webber wanted him to play the Phantom.
His youthful, light voice
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