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date: 25 January 2021

Newman, Robertlocked

(1858–1926)
  • Michael Musgrave

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Newman, Robert (1858–1926), concert manager, was born on 26 July 1858 at 121 Regent Street, London, the son of Charles Newman, a job master who had contracts to supply horses to the royal mail, and his wife, Emiline Maria, née Love. His first employment, as a stock jobber, ended in bankruptcy after two years in 1887, when he was twenty-nine. He then studied singing in ...

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