Person    | Male  Born 2/3/1849  Died 12/12/1916

Joseph William Comyns Carr

Born 47 Devonshire Street. Author, gallery director and theatre manager. In 1877 he became co-director of the Grosvenor Gallery in Bond Street, which promoted the work of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. He managed the Lyceum Theatre from 1899 to 1904, and was artistic adviser at the Covent Garden Theatre from 1913 to 1914, where he staged the first English performance of Richard Wagner’s opera ‘Parsifal’.  His brother was Jonathan Carr. Died 6 Canning Street, South Kensington.

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Joseph William Comyns Carr

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Rossetti fountain

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