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Henschel, Sir George [formerly Isidor Georg] (1850–1934), singer and conductor, was born on 18 February 1850 in Breslau, Silesia, the only son of Polish Jews, Moritz Jacob Henschel, a wool and coal merchant, and his second wife, Henriette, the daughter of Joseph Frankenstein...


Sir George Henschel (1850–1934) by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1879 Christie's Images Ltd. (2004)


Sale, John (1758–1827), singer and conductor, was born in London, the son of John Sale (1734–1802). He was probably the John Sale baptized on 12 March 1758 at St Sepulchre, Holborn, London, son of John and Alice Sale. From 1767 to 1775 he sang as a chorister of ...